The decide listening to a plea by ousted All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) chief O Panneerselvam towards the social gathering’s July 11 normal council meet, on Friday recused himself from the case, days after the previous’s plea for altering the decide.
Justice Krishnan Ramaswamy of the Madras Excessive Courtroom, who had chided O Panneerselvam and his advocates on August four for approaching the Chief Justice on Wednesday with a plea to switch the civil go well with to another decide, opted out from listening to the case at this time.
The crowded courtroom corridor of Justice Krishnan Ramaswamy witnessed some drama when the matter got here up for additional listening to within the afternoon.
The counsels representing O Panneerselvam tendered unconditional apologies for submitting the plea to switch the case to another decide.
“I personally may have recused from listening to the case, in the event you had knowledgeable me earlier than shifting the Chief Justice,” the decide replied.
Then he directed them to file a memo on this connection and get their earlier plea looking for the case switch, formally returned and handed over the matter.
Later, the counsels assembled in Justice Krishnan Ramaswamy’s courtroom corridor and advised him that the formality to get again the plea was accomplished.
It was at this stage, the decide introduced that he’s recusing himself from holding additional listening to on the civil go well with of O Panneerselvam.
He directed the registry to take the follow-up motion to put the matter earlier than the Chief Justice and mentioned the latter will determine as to who ought to hear the case.
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