SC rejects plea searching for inquiry into conduct of ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi as choose


New Delhi, August 21

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a plea searching for establishing of a three-judge panel to inquire into the conduct of former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi as a choose of the apex court docket.

Gogoi is now a Rajya Sabha MP.

A bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra termed as “infructuous” the general public curiosity litigation (PIL), and mentioned the petitioner didn’t press for a listening to in final two years and furthermore, now Justice Gogoi (retd) had already demitted workplace.

“Why did not you (petitioner) press it for hearing in the last two years? This plea has become infructuous as he has demitted office,” the bench, additionally comprising Justices BR Gavai and Krishna Murari, mentioned.

“Sorry, we can’t entertain,” the bench informed petitioner Arun Ramchandra Hublikar, who had sought inquiry into the alleged “omission and commission” by Justice Gogoi (retd) as a choose of the apex court docket.

The petitioner claimed earlier than the bench that he had met the secretary basic of the highest court docket for itemizing of his plea however it was not listed.

Justice Gogoi, the primary particular person from the northeast to succeed in the highest of judiciary and credited for bringing the curtains down on the a long time outdated politically and religiously delicate Ayodhya land dispute, had retired because the CJI on November 17 final yr. PTI



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