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SC dismisses plea challenging elevation of Justice Subramonium Prasad as Addl Judge

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Monday dismissed a plea challenging the recent appointment of Justice as an of the Madras

A bench headed by refused to entertain the plea filed by M Radhakrishnan, saying there was no merit in the petition.

"We find no merit in any of the contentions raised in the special leave petition which would require a court to have any further look in the matter. The special leave petition is, accordingly, dismissed," said the bench, also comprising Justices S K Kaul and K M Joseph.

During the hearing, the bench sarcastically said, "We have made a wrong choice and the wrong choice has been acted upon by the of And the is now working. We will not do anything now."

The on June 11 had junked the PIL against the appointment of Justice Prasad, saying it cannot sit in an appeal over the decision of collegiums of the or the

Radhakrishnan, in his PIL, had contended that Justice Prasad has not practiced as an either in the or its subordinate courts for a minimum of 10 years as required.

Justice was elevated as the of the court on June 4, along with six others.

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First Published: Mon, December 03 2018. 18:36 IST
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