Kejri demeans his post by hurling judges’ phone tapping charge
by T. Brajesh Monday, October 31st, 2016
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is at it again. In another glaring display of his shoot-and-scoot politics, Kejriwal used a judiciary’s event to hurl unfounded allegations against the Central government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that judges’ telephones are being tapped. What has been seen so far is that Kejriwal never misses any chance of doing politics by dragging PM Modi in one controversy or the other.
He does it at the cost of lowering the dignity of his post of chief minister. Unbecoming of a chief minister, Kejriwal while hurling such grave charge without any evidence did not even take note of the fact that he was addressing an august gathering consisting of PM Modi, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, Chief Justice of India Justice TS Thakur, Delhi High Court Chief Justice G. Rohini and a large number of judges.
Regardless of the fact that PM Modi was sharing dais with him, Kejriwal claimed at the 50th anniversary function of the Delhi High Court, to have “overheard” judges expressing concern about their phones being “tapped”. Like previously when he never ever spoke on the basis of something concrete, Kejriwal at this function too said that delay in appointment of judges is triggering different kinds of rumours all around. A CM talking about rumours and all at such a serious function is preposterous in itself! His unwise remark also amounted to demeaning the judges. Did it not give out an impression that judges talk like this?
Next: What was Kejriwal’s motive?