NEW DELHI: Vice president Venkaiah Naidu today dismissed the Congress-led opposition parties' to impeachment notice to remove the chief justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra, as TOI reported and Times Now reported.
On Friday, a number of 64 Parliamentarians (MPs) belonging to seven political parties inked the notice for impeachment proceedings in opposition to the CJI Misra. the list of 64 MPs included MPs from the Cong, the NCP, CPM, the CPI, the SP, the BSP and the Muslim League. However, former prime minister, Dr. Manmmohan Singh did not sign the notice.
Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal in a press meet said the notice mentions five charges on the ground of misbehaviour for the CJI's impeachment.
"Since CJI Dipak Mishra come, questions have been raised about his conduct. It showed in the January 12 press conference of four judges of Supreme Court. One concern of the four judges was the memorandum of a procedure was being unsettled," said Sibal as quoted by TOI after the parties submitted the impeachment notice to VP Naidu at his office.
Kapil Sibal along with Gulam Nabi Azad were referring to an unusual press conference called on 12 January by four most senior SC judges.