As we celebrate Christmas, let us not forget the sacrifices of our military forces people who are at the frontiers laying down their lives to safeguard the nation, said Chief Justice DY Chandrachud on Monday.
He said that the message of Jesus Christ’s life was to make sacrifices for the benefit of others.
“We will give up everything, even if it comes to our lives as so many people in our armed forces do in the service of the nation. We lost four of our members of the armed forces two days ago.
“So, as just we celebrate Christmas, let’s not forget about those who are at borders…who are giving up their lives to protect our nation. When we sing, we also sing for them in celebration,” Chandrachud said, referring to the recent incident in which four soldiers were killed in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district.
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He was addressing at a Supreme Court Bar Association Christmas dinner.
The CJI stated that a new set of chambers for the Bar will be built.
Chandrachud, who has been working to minimise the number of cases pending, has stated that he will institutionalise the practice of requesting adjournments.
Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Ahsanuddin Amanullah, as well as Supreme Court Bar Association president Adish C Aggarwala, were in attendance.