Chief Justice of India CJI DY Chandrachud was asked whether the Supreme Court judges are under any pressure from the government to give their verdicts.
The Chief Justice of India remains in discussions regarding some controversies and decisions. CJI DY Chandrachud, who reached a program on March 18, has given his opinion on all the controversial and important issues. The question was asked to CJI DY Chandrachud whether there is any pressure from the government on the judiciary? He has given his opinion on this.
Is there any pressure from the government on the judges?
Chief Justice of India CJI DY Chandrachud, who attended the India Today Conclave, was asked whether there is any pressure from the government to give verdicts on Supreme Court judges? On this CJI DY Chandrachud said that I say that there is no question of pressure. If there was pressure, would the decision regarding the Election Commission have come? There are decisions one after the other, which never come in media headlines because they are not related to big people and leaders.
‘I have been working as a judge for 23 years but..’
The CJI said that I have worked as a judge for 23 years, as a High Court Judge, as CJI of a High Court and as a Judge of the Supreme Court and now working as a CJI. During this time no one told me how to decide a case. He said that we are clear about our principles, we never discuss his case even with our colleagues.
The CJI also said that there is a need to change the language of the court first in the Judiciary, the language of the district courts is not English but the language of communication in the High Court and the Supreme Court is English. He said that if we have to reach out to the citizens, we have to reach out to them in the languages they understand. CJI DY Chandrachud said that we have already started working on this process.
Please tell that DY Chandrachud was born on 11 November 1959, his full name is ‘Dhananjay Yashwant Chandrachud’. CJI Chandrachud completed LLB from Delhi University, Masters in Law (LLM) from Harvard and Doctorate in Jurisprudence (SJD) from Harvard. CJI Chandrachud is serving as the 50th Chief Justice of India from November 2022.