"The day you don't trust your judges, you have had it", SC dismisses Harsh Mander plea for recusal of CJI Gogoi from Assam Detention Centres case

Bar & Bench May 2 2019
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After an incendiary hearing, the Supreme Court today dismissed the application filed by activist Harsh Mander seeking the recusal of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi from the case related to the treatment of inmates in Assam's detention centres.

The Court also struck down Mander's name as the petitioner in the case while replacing it with the Supreme Court Legal Services Authority. Advocate Prashant Bhushan, who was earlier representing Mander, has been appointed as the Amicus Curiae in the case.

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