Daksh, an NGO based out of Bangalore will release a report entitled “State of the Judiciary” on August 10, 2016 at the India International Centre, New Delhi at 6.00 pm. Justice Mukul Mudgal, former Chief Justice, Punjab and Haryana High Court, Mr K.K. Venugopal, Senior Advocate, Ms. Indira Jaising, Senior Advocate, Mr Arvind Datar, Senior Advocate and Prof. G. Mohan Gopal will take part in a discussion moderated by Harish Narasappa, founder of Daksh. Eastern Book Company has published the book.
The Supreme Court Collegium stated that every individual is entitled to maintain their own dignity and individuality, based on sexual orientation. Senior Advocate Kirpal’s openness about his orientation goes to his credit and rejecting his candidature on this ground would be contrary to the constitutional principles laid down by the Supreme Court.