The Supreme Court on Tuesday appointed Senior Advocates Jaideep Gupta and Meenakshi Arora as Amicus Curiae in the suo motu case registered by the Court to examine issues relating to COVID-19 management in the country. .Gupta and Arora replace Senior Counsel Harish Salve who had recused from the case last week after objections were raised by Bar members regarding his appointment as Amicus Curiae. Salve was appointed as Amicus by ex-Chief Justice of Justice SA Bobde on April 22, who had registered the suo motu case a day before his retirement. .Don't want case to be under a shadow that I knew CJI from school: Harish Salve recuses as Amicus Curiae in Supreme Court suo motu COVID-19 matter.Salve's appointment came in for heavy criticism due to his proximity with CJI Bobde who was his classmate at school.Salve later recused citing the allegations while adding that the case should not be decided "under a shadow"."It's the most sensitive case this Court will look into. I don't want this case to be decided under a shadow that I knew CJI from school and college and allegations being made or there is conflict of interest," Salve said..Read more about Tuesday's hearing in case here.