Chief Justice of India, Dipak Misra said today that Indian judiciary is the “most robust institution” in the world and young lawyers were assets having potential to develop the jurisprudence.
Speaking at the farewell function organised at the premises of the Supreme Court, he asserted that our judiciary has been strongest judiciary in the world having capability to handle mind boggling number of cases.
Stating that justice must have human face, he said in a philosophical way that history can be sometimes kind, and unkind.”I don’t judge people by their history but by their activities, perspective,” he added.
“In my whole career as a judge, I never dissociated myself from the lady of equity,” Justice Misra said. “I am indebted to Bar at every level and go from here with satisfaction, he added.
“I am indebted to Bar at every level and go from here with satisfaction, he added. He spoke after Chief Justice of India-Designate, Justice Ranjan Gogoi, praised him saying that his greatest contribution has been to civil liberties and cited his recent verdicts in this regard.
Justice Gogoi, who will be sworn-in as the CJI, tomarrow, said Justice Misra was a remarkable judge. He said “if we fail in endeavour to hold true to our Constitutional ideals, we will continue to kill, hate each other”, and added that the judges in the Supreme Court are all committed and they will remain committed.