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- In the intro, mention the three judges cases.
- In the body, explain the composition of the Collegium and the backdrop of three judges cases leading to it. Next, discuss how the Collegium system ensures the independence of the judiciary by shielding the selection process from executive interference. In the next part, discuss the issues with the system such as lack of constitutional basis, lack of transparency, the scope for nepotism etc.
- Conclude by mentioning that the judiciary faces several challenges on various fronts, it needs to protect itself and discharge its duty in consonance with a constitutional oath.