Vice President Jagdeep Dhankar, who presided over Rajya Sabha for the first time as president on the opening day of the parliamentary winter session, sent a strong message to the SC. On Wednesday, he highlighted defeating of the National Judicial Appointment Commission (NJAC) in 2015.
It’s a duty of parliament to “address the problem,” and expressed confidence that it “will.”
Dhankar further added that, “It is time for all constitutional institutions to give themselves a rest from thinking about and publicly displaying the controversial and dealings or exchanges of advices through different online platforms.” said.
Opposition parties plan to open debate over alleged government interference in the work of constitutional bodies, including confrontation with the judiciary.
Recently law minister said that the Collegium system for appointing judges was “opaque”, “inexplicable” and “alien” to the constitution.
The Vice President noted that “democracy flourishes only when his three sides — legislative, judicial and executive — closely respect their respective territories.”