Delhi High Court Bar Association Protesting Against The Recommendations of the Supreme Court Collegium, Says – Will Not Work On Monday

Delhi High Court Bar Association Protesting Against The Recommendations of the Supreme Court Collegium, Says – Will Not Work On Monday

Delhi High Court Bar Association Protesting Against The Recommendations of the Supreme Court Collegium, Says – Will Not Work On Monday

 

The Delhi High Court Bar Association (DHCBA) said on Thursday that a proposal has been made to transfer High Court judge Justice Gaurang Kanth to Calcutta. This transfer is a rarest of rare case. Regarding this, the Delhi High Court Bar Association has unanimously decided to request its members to stay away from work on Monday.

The association has said that there is serious concern about the recommendation of the Supreme Court Collegium reported news18.

The Bar Association has passed a resolution saying that such a recommendation should be strongly opposed as the delivery of justice would be adversely affected as a result of such transfer. It has been said that the existing number of judges will be reduced. It is a matter of regret that no attention is being paid by all concerned regarding the process of filling. In spite of the existing vacancies in the Delhi High Court, the existing judge is being transferred.

It has been said in the proposal that the existing number of judges in the Delhi High Court will be reduced. The Delhi High Court Bar Association has requested the Supreme Court collegium to reconsider its recommendation in this regard. A copy of the proposal has also been sent to the Central Government and they have been requested not to act on the above. It has been said to call upon the collegium to reconsider the above decision.

Advocate Amit Sahni said that Justice Mukta Gupta and Justice Talwant Singh have recently retired. Justice Najmi Waziri is retiring on 14 July 2023. Despite this, Justice Gaurang Kanth is being transferred.

Advocate Amit Sahni said that the Supreme Court collegium should have looked into the shortage of judges in the Delhi High Court. This decision should have been postponed for 6 months or till the appointment of new judges in the Delhi High Court.

 

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