CJI, Fellow Judge to Carpool to Court During Odd-Even Trial

Both are exempted from the Delhi Government’s odd-even policy since they hold Constitutional posts.

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CJI TS Thakur and fellow judge AK Sikri have opted to carpool to court despite being exempt from the odd-even policy. (Photo: <b>The Quint</b>)

Leading by example, Chief Justice of India TS Thakur and Justice AK Sikri have decided to carpool to court, despite both being exempt from the odd-even policy restrictions imposed by the Delhi government.

The justices will travel in each other’s cars on alternate days; Justice Thakur’s vehicle is odd numbered and Justice Sikri’s is even.

Incidentally, on January 5, when Justice Thakru’s car will be on the road, a CJI-led bench will hear cases related to rising pollution levels in the national capital.

The Chief Justice had supported the odd-even plan even when it was in a nascent stage. On December 6, soon after taking his oath, Justice Thakur had said, “this is the least we (judges) can do if it can actually help the environment.”

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