New Delhi: Vice President Jagdeep Dhankar said that the constitution has to be developed in the Parliament and any other ‘super body’ or institution including the judiciary and the executive has no role in it. Vice President Dhankhar said that it is the primacy of the Constitution that determines the stability, harmony, and productivity of democratic governance. The Parliament, which reflects the mandate of the people, is the final and only body to frame and develop the Constitution. He said that ‘the will of the people is expressed in the Parliament, through which the constitution is made. The executive has no role in the development of the constitution, nor does any other institution including the judiciary have any role in it. The constitution is made in the Parliament and the Parliament is the last in this matter.
Vice President Jagdeep Dhankar Former Tamil Nadu Governor P.S. was addressing a program organized on the occasion of the release of Rammohan Rao’s memoir. A day before this, Law Minister Kiren Rijiju had mentioned the ‘Lakshman Rekha’ between the executive and judiciary relations. Dhankhar said he was making the comment without fear of contradiction. Along with the discussions of the Constituent Assembly, he has studied the constitutions of those countries where democracy flourishes. The Vice President said that ‘I have no doubt… I have been saying for a long time… The great democracy of the country is flourishing, it is the primacy of our Constitution that determines the stability, harmony, and productivity of democratic governance. Parliament reflects the mandate of the people and is the main guardian of our Constitution.
No place for conflict in constitutional institutions
Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar said that ‘Democratic values and public interest service is best done when the legislature, judiciary, and executive perform their respective responsibilities honestly, with harmony and unity, being limited to their respective areas of work. Violation of these will create problems for democracy.” Dhankhar said that “we all have to discharge our duties collectively, using the powers conferred on us by the Constitution and in an amicable manner.” He said that the constitutional institutions of the country are There is no room for conflicts and complaints between the operators of
People sitting in big positions cannot be complacent
Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar said that those who are heading the executive, legislature or judiciary cannot be complacent, they cannot work in the face of confrontation. They have to work collaboratively and find solutions together. In the midst of a tussle between the judiciary and the government over the appointment of judges in the High Courts and the Supreme Court, Chief Justice D.Y. Chandrachud (DY Chandrachud) defended the collegium system a day earlier, saying that ‘every system is not free from defects, but this is the best system, which we have developed. He said the system is “aimed at protecting the independence of the judiciary, which is a fundamental value”.