Judiciary only answerable to Constitution: CJI Raman

Chief Justice of India NV Ramana said on Saturday that the political party in power believes that every government action deserves judicial support and that the parties in opposition expect the judiciary to take forward their political positions and cause. The judiciary is answerable only to the Constitution. Chief Justice Ramana made the confirmation at a felicitation ceremony organized by the Association of Indian Americans in San Francisco, USA. “As we celebrate the 75th year of independence this year and our republic turns 72, with some regret I must add here that we have yet to fully fulfill the roles and responsibilities assigned to each institution by the Constitution. Have not learned to appreciate from him,” Chief Justice Ramana said.

“The party in power believes that every government action deserves judicial support. Parties in opposition expect the judiciary to advance their political positions and cause. In the absence of proper understanding among the people about the Constitution This flawed thinking of all colors flourishes in the functioning of democratic institutions,” he said.

The CJI further said, “It is strictly publicized ignorance amongst the general public which is coming to the aid of such forces whose sole aim is to bring down the only independent organ i.e. the judiciary. Let me make it clear. We are accountable for this.” The Constitution and the Constitution alone. To implement the checks and balances envisaged in the Constitution, we need to promote constitutional culture in India. We need to spread awareness about the roles and responsibilities of individuals and institutions. Democracy is participatory. is about.”

Both India and the United States are known for their diversity, the CJI said, adding that this diversity needs to be respected and nurtured everywhere in the world. It is only because the United States of America respects and respects diversity, that all of you were able to reach out to this country and make a mark through your hard work and exceptional skills, the CJI told the Indian diaspora there.

He said, “It is the tolerant and inclusive nature of American society that has been able to attract the best talent from around the world, which in turn is contributing to its growth. Honoring deserving talent from a variety of backgrounds also helps maintain confidence.” This principle of inclusivity is universal in the system.

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