Widespread Corruption In Indian Judiciary

Corrupt Judicial Officers Are To Be Declared As Anti-Nationals

https://www.livelaw.in/news-updates/widespread-corruption-in-judiciary–143904

Excerpts of the order below:

IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUDICATURE AT MADRAS
DATED : 27.03.2019
CORAM
THE HONOURABLE Mr. JUSTICE S.M.SUBRAMANIAM
W.P.No.25846 of 2018 and WMP.No.30046 of 2018
P.Saravanan …Petitioner
vs
The District Collector, Erode District, Erode.
The Revenue Divisional Officer, Erode Division, Erode District.
The Tahsildar, Modakurichi Taluk, Erode District. …Respondents


5. Judiciary:

Judiciary is not exempted from corruption. Corruptions in the judiciary are also widespread and admitted by the Great Jurists and the Hon’ble Judges. Litigants during the process of redressal of their grievances has to provide bribe on several occasions. Instances are many and it starts from the Legal Departments and Court Registries etc. Situations are not improving, contrarily it is dissenting.

Corrupt Judicial Officers are to be declared as Anti Nationals, so also the public servants. They are anti-nationals because they are obstructing the developmental activities of our Great Nation. The great thinkers found that corruption is the greatest obstacle for developmental activities. When it is realised that corruption is the obstacle for developmental activities of our great Nation, what kind of designation one can offer. Certainly such persons are anti-nationals. Terrorists are declared as anti-social elements. Thus, persons corrupt and acting against the developmental activities of our Great Nation are also to be declared as anti-nationals. These anti-nationals are not cared about the development of our Great Nation. They are interested in their self-development alone. Nothing wrong to become a rich. However, the process being adopted for achieving one’s ambition or goal must be through the way, which would not affect the interest of our nation and, also would not infringe the rights of all other co-citizen. Thus, corruption in judiciary is the greatest enemy to the constitution and judiciary must also initiate drastic measures in order to control corruptions in various forms.

S.M.SUBRAMANIAM, J.
HIGH COURT OF JUDICATURE AT MADRAS –
W.P.No. 25846 of 2018 DATED : 27.03.2019

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