Open Letter to Chief Justice of India – Jagdish Singh Kheha – MOCKERY OF JUSTICE IN INDIA

My Lord,
As a former Advocate and an 88 years old Indian, I have witnessed very closely the happenings in our country since independence,  on the political, economic, social and judicial sectors.   In my view, all sectors have deteriorated very badly to a level where the Nation commands less respect.   I am frustrated that this should happen to our great nation, hence this letter to you.   You may dispose of it in any way you like, I am doing my duty as a responsible citizen to bring my concern to your kind notice’
I blame the Indian judiciary for being a willing contributory to this deterioration.   Over the last few years, people are beginning to suspect the effectiveness of judicial pronouncements at all levels of adjudication, more so of the High Courts and the Supreme Court.   You sentence a Sasikala from Chennai to four years imprisonment on proved corruption charges.   She is in jail, but is being treated as an erstwhile Maharani.   She can have any number of visitors, can hold political conferences with them, convey messages and instructions at will, has a special kitchen to cook her meals, lives a posh life style there.   Is she being punished or rewarded, is my question.   When we see visuals of her life in jail and what actually goes on there, we do envy her lot.   A Sanjay Dutt sentenced for unlicenced arms-keep was similarly treated and prematurely released.   A Sahabuddin is treated as a VIP in jail as a convict.   The grant or denial of bail would appear to vary ‘with the foot of the chancellor’.   Can we not standardise the procedures somewhat, at least to prevent flagrant distortions across the country?   The prevailing impression among people is that, if one has money or influence, almost any purpose can be served.
What kind of impression do these convey to the general public?   Is a court judgment so flimsy as to be negated by the bureaucracy?   Is the Court not feeling a hurt pride to its Majesty, and its motto of ” yatho dharma thathao jayah”?
When the mythological Hanuman was doubting if he had the ability to jump across the waters to Lanka and discover Sita, a Jambavan reminded him of his prowess and Hanuman felt empowered, achieved his task, effortlessly.   Like Jambavan, I am reminding you, you have the power and authority to correct the distortions, just find the will to do it.   The Nation will be grateful, you will be remembered as a redeemer, the Indian Legal System would stand tall and in all its ancient Majesty.
Most respectably.
K.V.Narayanmurti
Advocate (Retd.)
‘Visalakshy’
New Kalpathy – PALGHAT.   678003                     Phone:  0491 – 2576652
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About 1929 Viewpoint - An Octogenarians Voice - K.V.Narayanmurt

1929 Viewpoint - An Octogenarians Voice - K.V.Narayanmurt is a tribute to our father, the genius! Born in New Kalpathy (Palghat) into a traditional Hindu family, Shri. K.V. Narayanmurti went on to do a Bachelor’s degree in english literature and then went on to law school. His father was a renowned Sanskrit scholar and Josier (Astrologer) , who learnt under the Travancore Maharaja for 12 years. Under his father’s guidance Shri Narayanmurti learnt Sanskrit and at a very young age knew the verses and subtleties of Bhagavat Gita and became an admirer of Lord Shri Krishna. In fact, father and son carried on conversations/debates in Sanskrit using verses, each trying to out do the other. Shri Narayan Murti held Board level position and worked very closely with the Larsen and Tubro founders, Mr. Henning Holck-Larsen and Mr. Soren Kristian Toubro, knowing both Danes, personally. Later, he went on to work for GEC as Managing Director of their wholly-owned subsidiary Indian Transformers Limited. After retirement, Shri Narayanmurti went on to set up a legal practice in Corporate Laws. Life Membership at the Vidya Bhavan had him guiding them with starting the Bhavan’s Vidya Mandir, while also being a professor at Vidya Bhavan teaching courses on Indian Culture to industrial relations. He continuously bought books on wide range of topics from Vedanta to Hindu Philosophy and had a library of over 3000 books, many of which he read and gifted to family and friends. Very knowledgeable in south Indian Classical music and an ardent fan of the greats like M.D. Ramanathan and Madurai Mani Iyer, he was very active in organizing the Festival of India Series in Cochin for a number of years. He has read and reveiwed a number of books for The India Express. A savvy investor, Narayanmurti has also has turned around many companies and businesses. He continues to be a formal and informal advisor to several industrialist and government bureaucrats heading major organizations often getting involved in resolving very complex issues in corporate laws and industrial relations. He is a seasoned negotiator and has tackled very tough/complex situations very successfully especially in the areas of labor management and unions. His performance in the law college earned him a rank and also the admiration of many professors and law students who later continued their relationship, as they became eminent jurists in the State High Courts and Supreme Courts. He has a wide network of admirers’ world over.
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