CJI impeachment notice: Venkaiah Naidu begins consultations
Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday set in motion the process of consultation on the impeachment notice against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and held discussions with constitutional and legal experts, including Attorney General KK Venugopal.
The vice-president cut short his visit to Hyderabad and reached here to hold deliberations over the notice given by the seven opposition parties.
According to officials, Naidu today spoke to former Lok Sabha secretary general Subhash Kashyap, ex-law secretary P K Malhotra and former legislative secretary Sanjay Singh on the issue.
He also held deliberations with senior officials of the Rajya Sabha Secretariat, the officials said, adding that Naidu also spoke to former Supreme Court judge B Sudarshan Reddy.
Sources said the vice-president also spoke to Attorney General K K Venugopal over the issue.