#JUSTIN: We can't say media will not report oral observations of the court for they too are of public interest, says Justice DY Chandrachud. Hearing on EC's appeal against Madras HC’s “should be booked for murder” oral remarks underway
We do not want to demoralize our HCs. They are a vital pillar of our judicial process, says Justice DY Chandrachud
Strong remarks are made in the larger public interest. Judges too are human beings. Take the remarks in the right spirit, says Justice MR Shah to EC
Free flow of dialogue that takes place in the court is a human process. We respect the Election Commission, says Justice Chandrachud

The remark of Madras HC was not part of dialogue but a conclusion based on no evidence, says senior advocate Rakesh Dwivedi, for EC.
We will ensure that we write a balanced order. We have to protect the sanctity of the HCs. He can't restraint the dialogue. Media should report fully of what is happening in Court, it brings accountability, says Justice Chandrachud
HC put entire thrust on EC, not on political parties for holding political rallies, says Sr. Adv Dwivedi, for EC
There is a perception that ECI has the panacea for everything. Covid19 management in the country is not our problem, says EC
Sr. Adv Dwivedi: we have a serious objection to the observation. It has led to serious discussions on electronic media that we are murderers.

Justice Shah: Perhaps an appropriate word should have been used. But we don't know what spontaneously happened and why judges said it
Justice Chandrachud to EC: We will take into account your concern.
"While preserving the strength of the HCs, we will try to bring about a balance to maintain the sanctity of the ECI. We will do it humbly and best of our abilities", says Justice Chandrachud
Sometimes orders after orders are not implemented by authorities. Strong observations are made based on ground realities, says Justice MR Shah
#JUSTIN: SC reserves order on EC's appeal against Madras HC’s “should be booked for murder” oral remarks

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