NEW DELHI: In wake of revolt of top four judges of the Supreme Court against the functioning of Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra in assigning of cases, a former SC judge and three retired judges of High Courts have written an open letter to the CJI asking him that all sensitive and important cases including pending ones, be dealt with by a Constitution Bench of the 5 senior most Judges of the Court.
The letter has been written by former SC judge Justice P.B. Sawant, former Delhi HC Chief Justice Justice A.P. Shah, Justice K. Chandru, former Judge of Madras High Court and former Bombay HC judge Justice H. Suresh.

The former judges have expressed a grave concern that cases are not being allocated in a proper manner in SC and are being allocated arbitrarily to particular designated benches, often headed by junior judges, in an arbitrary manner.

“We agree with the four Judges that though the Chief Justice of India is the master of roster and can designate…

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