Justice Joseph further added that Judges had acted only to “enhance trust of the people in the judiciary.”
Justice Kurian Joseph, one of the Four Senior Supreme Court Judges who virtually revolted against Chief Justice of India over “selective” case allocation and certain judicial orders, expressed his confidence that the issues raised by them would be resolved.
Justice Joseph rejected the suggestions that they had violated the discipline and expressed the hope that their actions will bring in more transparency in administration of Apex Court.
Justice Joseph told local television news channels who approached him at his Ancestral Home in Kalady near Kochi, Kerala seeking his reaction on yesterday’s development that, “An issue has come to attention. It will certainly be solved since it has come to the attention”.
Four Senior most judges of Supreme Court Justice J Chelameswar, Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justice M B Lokur and Justice Kurian Joseph had yesterday called a press conference in New Delhi and stated that situation in SC was “not in order” and many “less than desirable” things have taken place. Unless this institution is preserved, “democracy will not survive in this country.