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The Supreme Court bench headed by Justice UU Lalit on Monday will hear plea by GS Mani & Anr. against Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy accusing Supreme Court judge Justice N V Ramana and some high court judges in a letter. The petition states that the action by the Andhra Pradesh chief minister was an attempt to tarnish the majesty of the highest court of the country and stressed that the press conference by Jagan Mohan Reddy made “unsubstantiated allegations against an honourable judge of this hon’ble court”.
The petition has been filed by GS Mani, Sunil Kumar Singh and Anti Corruption Council of India Trust for making “false, vague, scandalised remarks and political allegation” against the senior most sitting judge of the apex court “openly in the public and media after sending a communication to the Chief Justice of India”. The matter will be heard by three-judge bench of Justice Uday Umesh lalit, Justice Vineet Saran and Justice S. Ravindra Bhat.