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It's time to stand up with judiciary, Jaitley on allegations against CJI

Updated : April 21, 2019 07:34 PM IST

"It's time to stand up with the judiciary", Jaitley said in his blog, a day after allegations of sexual harassment surfaced against CJI Ranjan Gogoi.
The former employee has described two incidents of alleged molestation by Gogoi in her affidavit, both of which allegedly took place in October 2018, only days after he was appointed as the CJI.
Stating that reputation is an integral part of a person's fundamental right to live with dignity, Jaitley said an intimidated judge can fear consequences of a possible view that he is taking.
It's time to stand up with judiciary, Jaitley on allegations against CJI

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