NEW DELHI: After holding talks with various judges of the Supreme Court, including the Chief Justice of India, on the controversy sparked after four seniormost judges questioned the CJI over allottment of cases to benches, a panel of the Bar council of India said that the judges assured it of resolving the rift.

The panel led by BCI head Manan K Mishra met CJI Justice Dipak Misra at his residence after holding meetings with various judges of the apex court including Justices J Chelameswar, Madan B Lokur and Kurian Joseph.

After an almost hour-long meeting with the CJI, the BCI chairman said that the panel had talks with the judges in a very congenial atmosphere and all of them had assured him of sorting out the present problem soon.

Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) president Vikas Singh also met Chief Justice of India and gave him a resolution passed by the association on Saturday.

SCBA passed a resolution and expressed “grave concern”…

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