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This article explains well why successful CJI impeachment is less likely than a snowflake in hell

Following calls by a CPM party leader to impeach Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra, Kumar Shakti Shekhar explains that procedures are stacked against the impeachment of apex court judges, the lack of historical precedent in successful impeachments, and the current political landscape making it highly unlikely.

India Today reported:

Past, present and future of why Opposition's plan to impeach CJI Dipak Misra will be a non-starter | IndiaToday

Though senior Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPM) general secretary Sitaram Yechury may have said in all sincerity that his party is planning to move an impeachment motion against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra in the upcoming Budget Session of Parliament, it would be a case of easier said than done.

There are several obstacles for the Opposition to cross before an impeachment motion is even initiated. These hurdles appear difficult for the Opposition to surmount. The plan may prove to be a damp squib if it is viewed from a wider perspective.

Yechury wishes to intervene in the January 12 revolt by four most senior judges of the Supreme Court after CJI Justice Dipak Misra. Led by Justice J Chelameswar, the second senior-most judge at the Supreme Court, Justice Kurian Joseph, Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Madan Lokur had levelled serious allegations against their CJI in an "extraordinary event in the history of judiciary".


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