Transfer of Justice Muralidhar made on the recommendation of SC collegium: Ravi Shankar Prasad | India News
“The transfer of the honorable judge Muralidhar was carried out in accordance with the recommendation of 12.02.2020 of the Supreme Court College headed by the President of the Supreme Court of India,” the law minister tweeted.
“While the judge is transferring, the judge’s consent is taken. The well-established process has been followed,” Prasad said.
Judge S Muralidhar of Delhi HC was transferred to the Superior Court of Punjab and Haryana, days after the Supreme Court college made the recommendation.
The judge was listening to the Delhi violence case and the notification of the afternoon came the day when a bank headed by him expressed “anguish” over the fact that the Delhi police did not register FIRs against alleged hate speech by three leaders from BJP.
Denoting it a routine transfer, Prasad refuted the accusation of Congress that the measure had political motivations.
By politicizing a routine transfer, Congress has once again shown its lack of respect for the judiciary. People of … https://t.co/AuujfSLT5g
– Ravi Shankar Prasad (@rsprasad) 1582779735000
Earlier, Congress spokesman Randeep Surjewala, while addressing the media, criticized the Center for the transfer and said: “It seems that those who do justice in the country now will not get rid.”
Calling the transfer a classic “blow and leak injustice” by the BJP government, he said the “revenge policy” of the saffron party has been exposed.
A notification issued by the Ministry of Law and Justice states that the President made the decision on the transfer of Judge Muralidhar after consulting with the President of the Supreme Court of India.
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