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Why Independence of judiciary is More Necessary for Us than the Judge

Hailing from Muzaffarpur (Bihar), Prof. Sinha had a PG Degree in English and Ph.D. in Linguistics from Poona University (1967) studying the grammar of Lepcha language of Sikkim in relation to Bengali, Santhali, Hindi and Vajjika. He retired as Professor of English from RDS College, Muzaffarpur under Bihar University. Right from his school days in the 1950’s he was involved with the democratic movements of students and suffered fracture and other injuries when police lathi charged agitating students in Patna. He played a leading role in agitation for a judicial enquiry into the police firing on the students of Patna university and later on represented the students in the judicial enquiry headed by the Chief Justice of Patna High court .

The effort to make the judiciary subservient to the executive persists in a new form. The Law Minister has declared that he would not remain a post office and has been making good his threat. He delayed the appointment of K. M. Joseph Chief Justice of Himanchal Pradesh as a judge of the SC for his judgment against President rule …

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