Rejecting the demand for adjournment, the Justice ordered the lawyer to read the papers of his case in the court.
During the hearing of a case in the Supreme Court, when the lawyer demanded adjournment regarding his case, the Justice got angry. The lawyer was saying that my lord, for the time being, adjourn the hearing and give it another date. The Justice turned red with anger and turned down his demand.
In a fit of rage, Justice PS Narasimha scolded the lawyer. He said that you also know how much time and money is spent in filing a case in the Supreme Court. You demanded adjournment without thinking. You are working according to your convenience. Take care of others too. Rejecting the demand for adjournment, the Justice ordered the lawyer to read the papers of his case in the court.
Justice Narasimha said to the advocate – show some seriousness
The incident is of the vacation bench of Justice PS Narasimha. The Justice was still sitting on his seat when a lawyer asked him to give an adjournment in his case. Justice reprimanded the lawyer and said that first you applied for listing of the case before the vacation bench. Then you yourself are coming and saying that adjournment should be given in the case. What do you understand by the Supreme Court. Show some seriousness.
Keep in mind that CJI DY Chandrachud had formed the vacation bench in view of the summer vacation. The thought behind this was that the vacation bench would work for any kind of problem faced by the people during the vacation. Only those cases which are very important are put up in the vacation bench.
summer vacation in supreme court from 22 may to 2 july
The apex court is on summer vacation from May 22 to July 2. Only vacation benches are hearing urgent matters. Such benches are conducting hearings in hybrid mode so that lawyers can appear from anywhere. CJI Chandrachud said that this bench will also hear new cases.