The Ministry of Law and Justice on Wednesday transfers Delhi High Court Judge S. Muralidhar to the Punjab and Haryana High Court.
Muralidhar had ordered for First Information Reports (FIR)s on Wednesday against BJP leaders for hateful speech and rebuked the police over the CAA violence in the national capital.
The Collegium of Supreme Court recently suggests that Justice Muralidhar transfer to the Punjab and Haryana High Court. Two more judges along with him, Justice Ranjit V More and Justice Ravi Malimath also transfer to Bombay and Karnataka, respectively.
Government Justifies their Decision
In response to a rising controversy over the transfer of a High Court judge, the government states that a “well-settled process” is done and the judge’s consent is also considered.
Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has blamed Congress in a series of twitter post of “politicizing a routine move.”
Earlier that day, a high court bench headed by Justice Muralidhar passed a series of orders on North-East Delhi violence.
“We have to be alert,” Muralidhar states as he directs a safe passage for the bodies retrieval. Also, orders providing sufficient numbers of helplines and shelters for people who have been homeless, among other things
As many as 27 people lost lives while more than 200 injured in the violence. It is after riots in North-East Delhi between pro- and anti-CAA protesters turned violent. The court restores confidence-building action in the process. Also, assured that families that the law will work for them.
The clash between North-East Delhi between pro- and anti-CAA protesters turned violent. It led to 27 deaths and leaving more than 200 critical.