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There Is Popularity in Unpopularity

the courts, and surmounting the legalistic mumbo-jumbo, none other than the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, presiding over a Bench of Judges, has cancelled the bail of Jawaharlal Nehru's grandson and lodged him in jail. The charge: he has been tampering with witnesses in a criminal case. ("I have a high sodal status", said Sanjay, when asking for special facilities in jail! ). It took a long time for the Judiciary to salvage itself. In fact, the public view was that gangster politicians had become a law unto themselves. Significantly, the satisfac- 0n with the Supreme Court is general.

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