"Ghosts of ADM Jabalpur may have returned to haunt us again", Justice AP Shah on decline of Supreme Court

According to Shah J, the Judiciary's decline began in 2014, when the BJP government came to power. That is when all the institutions tasked with holding the Executive accountable were systematically destroyed, he said.
"Ghosts of ADM Jabalpur may have returned to haunt us again", Justice AP Shah on decline of Supreme Court
Justice AP Shah during Justice Hosbet Suresh Memorial lecture

Former Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court, Justice AP Shah, on Friday said that the state of the Indian Judiciary was worrisome in the face of an all-powerful Executive.

While we are told that the dark chapter of ADM Jabalpur stands buried with its overruling in the Puttaswamy judgment, the Emergency-like situation may be returning to haunt us, the judge opined during a webinar.

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