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'Constitution hijacked by SC': Rijiju says this is sane view of majority

The law minister also said that "actually majority of the people have similar sane views"

Newly appointed Minister of State (Independent Charge) Kiren Rijiju takes charge of Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Minority Affairs, in New Delhi

Kiren Rijiju, Union Minister of Law & Justice

Press Trust of India New Delhi
Law Minister Kiren Rijiju on Sunday sought to support the views of a retired high court judge, who said the Supreme Court “hijacked” the Constitution by deciding to appoint judges itself.
As the government and the judiciary are at loggerheads over the process of appointment of judges to the SC, Rijiju shared the video of an interview of Justice R S Sodhi (retd), a former judge of the Delhi High Court, saying it is “voice of a judge” and that majority of people have similar “sane views”.

The law minister also said that “actually majority of the people

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First Published: Jan 22 2023 | 10:58 PM IST

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