Q.2 Seniormost judge of the Supreme Court is appointed as the Chief Justice of India. What are the issues with such a process? Suggest the way forward. (15 Marks)

Mentor’s comment- https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/a-wish-list-for-reform-in-indias-higher-judiciary/article65549982.ece In the intro, mention that Article 124 mentions no special provision for the appointment of the Chief Justice of India. In the body mention the Second Judges case (1993) and the subsequent Memorandum of Procedure that forms the basis for the appointment of the Chief Justice of India and the lack of … Continue reading Q.2 Seniormost judge of the Supreme Court is appointed as the Chief Justice of India. What are the issues with such a process? Suggest the way forward. (15 Marks)