New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear a plea against the appointment of LC Victoria Gowri, a BJP leader accused of making anti-minority remarks, as a judge of the Madras High Court.
Chief Justice DY Chandrachud on Monday told the court that the plea against the collegium’s recommendation to make Victoria Gowri a High Court judge was adjourned. The Chief Justice said that the complaint will be considered on Tuesday itself.
The central government on Monday issued an emergency order appointing the former national general secretary of the Mahila Morcha as an additional judge of the Madras High Court.
Victoria Gowri had spread hate speech against minorities. Victoria Gowri had said that Muslim and Christian groups are equally dangerous and the Christian group is more dangerous. Their statement was that there is no problem with a Hindu young man marrying a Muslim woman, but I am not interested in a Hindu young woman marrying a Muslim young man, I am not interested in my daughter marrying a Muslim young man and going to Syrian terrorist camps, this is what I mean by Love Jihad. These comments are still alive on social media and YouTube.
Adv. who made anti-minority remarks including these statements. A week ago, 12 lawyers of the Madras High Court had filed a complaint with the Chief Justice and the President demanding the cancellation of the decision to make Victoria Gowri a judge. But there was no action. Meanwhile, Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju tweeted the central government order appointing five people including Mahila Morcha leader. Supreme Court Senior Advocate Raju Ramachandran informed the court. It was then that the Chief Justice replied that the collegium had ignored the complaint received by them.
Lawyers Anna Mathews, Sudha Ramalingam, D. It is also pointed out in the petition filed by Nagashila.
Justice Sanjeev Khanna, Justice M. A bench consisting of M Sundaresh and others will consider the complaint.
But the Supreme Court canceled the appointment of a judge notified by the central government before the oath was taken only once in the country. In 1992, KN Sri Vastava’s oath as a judge of the Guwahati High Court was revoked on the grounds that he was unfit.
content highlight: BJP leader Victoria Gowri’s appointment as a judge; The Supreme Court is considering the petition