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NJAC judgment: 5 things Justice Jasti Chelameswar said in his dissent

Justice Chelameswar wrote a strongly-worded dissent against the collegium system that the SC judgment restored

5 things Justice Jasti Chelameswar said in defence of NJAC

On Friday, a Constitutional Bench of Supreme Court struck down the NDA government’s National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) Act. However, one of the five-member bench, Justice Jasti Chelameswar, differed from the majority opinion and wrote a strongly-worded dissent against the collegium system that the judgment effectively restored. Chelameswar was the lone judge in the Bench to uphold the validity of the NJAC, arguing that to entirely eliminate the government from the selection process was against the country’s democratic principles. Here are the top five ...