While hearing Nupur Sharma's petition, the Supreme Court called Nupur Sharma's remarks "disturbing". He had said that what is the need for him to make such comments? When Nupur's lawyer said that he apologized for his remarks and retracted the statement.
New Delhi: During the hearing in the Nupur Sharma case, the controversy regarding the Supreme Court's comment on the matter is increasing. After the court's comment, there was a protest on social media, now former judges and officials of the country have also expressed their displeasure. They chose a letter, not social media, as a medium to express their displeasure. They have expressed his displeasure by writing a letter to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.
Angry over the remarks of Justice Surya Kant and Justice JB Pardiwala during the hearing, former judges and officials have written a letter to CJI NV Ramana. It said that the Supreme Court has crossed the Lakshman Rekha and the court should immediately take corrective steps in Nupur's case. The letter also said that Justice Suryakant Tripathi's observations and orders be directed to be withdrawn. The letter also carries the signatures of 15 retired judges, 77 retired bureaucrats and 25 retired military officers.
Former justices, officers and army officers were also among the signatories.
The signatories to this letter are Justice PS Ravindran of Kerala High Court, former Chief Justice of Bombay High Court Kshitij Vyas, former Chief Justice of Gujarat High Court SM Soni, former Chief Justices of Rajasthan High Court RS Rathore and Prashant Agarwal, former Chief Justice of Delhi High Court. SN Dhingra is also included. Former IAS officers RS Gopalan and S Krishna Kumar, Ambassador (Retd) Niranjan Desai, former DGP SP Vaid, B L Vohra, Lt Gen VK Chaturvedi (Retd) have also signed. These people said that the comments of the judges of the Supreme Court in Nupur's case do not match the judicial values.
In the letter sent to the Chief Justice, it is written that "Such unfortunate remarks have never happened in the history of the judiciary. These are like a blot on the justice system of the largest democracy, which needs to be reformed immediately, as it has led to democratic values and There could be a serious impact on the security of the country. These comments had nothing to do with the case."
The comment was made during the hearing on a petition of Nupur Sharma
Significantly, while hearing the petition of the Supreme Court Nupur Sharma, the court had called Nupur Sharma's remarks "disturbing". He had said that what is the need for him to make such comments? When Nupur's lawyer said that he apologized for his remarks and retracted the statement. To this, the court said that he should have gone on TV and apologized to the country.