NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday termed the reported remarks by former Chief Justice of India (CJI) and Rajya Sabha member Ranjan Gogoi in regards to the judiciary as “stunning and “worrisome”.
Shiv Sena chief Sanjay Raut stated in Nashik that Mr Gogoi’s assertion needs to be taken severely, and added that the previous CJI ought to have defined with “examples from his tenure” as to why he thinks so.
Mr Gogoi had reportedly stated that the judiciary is in a “ramshackle” state and expressed concern over the pendency of instances.
Talking on the sidelines of an occasion in Pune, Mr Pawar stated, “Final week, I learn someplace that Prime Minister (Narendra Modi) in one of many conferences of Supreme Court docket judges, acknowledged that the usual of the Indian judiciary could be very excessive. All of us felt good.
“However the assertion made by former Chief Justice of India, who has been now despatched to Parliament, is a really stunning form of an announcement. I have no idea if he tried to clarify the reality of judiciary.”
The NCP patriarch added that the remarks made by Mr Gogoi are “worrisome” for all.
Mr Pawar was chatting with reporters on the musical occasion “Khayal Yagya” organised to rejoice the start centenary of Pandit Bhimsen Joshi.
Speaking to mediapersons in Nashik, Sanjay Raut stated Mr Gogoi was making the remarks after being part of the judiciary for years.
“(Mr) Gogoi’s remarks needs to be taken severely. There’s a precedent that the judiciary should not be criticised… Had (Mr) Gogoi defined with examples throughout his tenure as to why he thinks so, the nation would have been enlightened.”
“However he’s a Rajya Sabha member with BJP’s blessings…You’ve been a part of the judiciary for a number of years and after retirement, you say this,” the Sena MP added.