Kapil Sibal's big allegation – government wants to capture the judiciary
Kapil Sibal has targeted the central government making big allegations. At the same time, he has praised Bharat Jodo Yatra and Rahul Gandhi. Along with this, he told that it is becoming difficult to match the government.
Rajya Sabha MP, former Law Minister Kapil Sibal on Sunday i.e. today accused the central government of trying to "capture" the judiciary. Speaking to the news agency, he said that "the objective of the government is very clear, they want to "capture" the right to appoint judges in the higher judiciary. They want their words to be final. They are doing everything to create such a situation. trying to test the National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) once again in another avatar in the Supreme Court. If they succeed in doing so, it will not augur well for democracy"
The NJAC had sought to reverse the collegium system of appointment of Supreme Court and High Court judges, which the apex court had declared unconstitutional in 2015.
Kapil Sibal said that "they have captured all the institutions anyway. The judiciary is the last bastion of independence. If the final decision on the appointment of judges in the higher judiciary is left to the government, they can fill these institutions with such persons." Whose ideology is aligned with the political party in power."
Sibal said that "we are finding it difficult to reconcile this government which has taken over all the institutions. We feel that these institutions work on the instructions of the government or they want to please the government, about which I know them best."
Advising to strengthen the basic structure of the constitution, Sibal said "I dare to say that the government does not have the courage at this stage to say that the basic structure doctrine is flawed. In fact, the basic structure of the constitution should be strengthened." Need to." Sibal, however, said that "he was critical of the collegium system, but at this juncture of our politics, appointments to the higher judiciary cannot be left to the government."
Talking to the news agency, Sibal appreciated the Bharat Jodo Yatra. He said that "Rahul Gandhi has been able to bring disparate elements of society together and make them realize how important it is to ensure unity in the country." Along with this, he said that the Congress party's yatra from Kanyakumari to Kashmir has been relatively successful and has also gained the support of non-Congress elements.