Justice BR Gavai
Know thy Judge

Recapitulating the career trajectory of eminent Judge of the Supreme Court of India, Justice B.R Gavai, who is in line to become only the second Chief Justice of India belonging to Scheduled Caste category after Justice K.G. Balakrishnan.

Explained| Justice LC Victoria Gowri appointment case vis-à-vis scope of judicial review in matters relating to appointment of High Court judges
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Supreme Court said that the conduct of the judge and her/his decisions must reflect and show independence, adherence to the democratic and constitutional values. This is necessary as the judiciary holds the centre stage in protecting and strengthening democracy and upholding human rights and the Rule of law.

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Supreme Court dismissed the petitions filed by lawyers from Madras HC alleging that Gowri is disqualified from being appointed a judge of a Constitutional Court, as there was no fruitful consultation between the executive and the collegium regarding her antecedents that could reveal her biasness against the minorities in the country.