In a letter asking for their approval to nominate four judges to the Supreme Court Collegium, Chief Justice of India UU Lalit received opposition from two members of the Collegium.
In an unprecedented action, CJI Lalit wrote a letter to his colleagues judges in the collegium asking for their approval for the appointment of four new justices to the Supreme Court, according to a previous report from Hindustan Times.
The following people were suggested in the letter for elevation:
- Justice Ravi Shankar Jha (Chief Justice of Punjab & Haryana High Court)
- Justice Sanjay Karol (Chief Justice of Patna High Court)
- Justice PV Sanjay Kumar (Chief Justice of Manipur High Court)
- Senior Advocate KV Viswanathan.