Adv Prashant Bhushan: It is ready for arguments
Justice Chandrachud: I am sitting with Justice Maheshwari since there are covid induced issues. How much time will you take?
Bhushan: 30 minutes
Sr Adv Rohatgi: PMLA matters is going on. I appear for Asthana
Justice Chandrachud: Hopefully by next week regular benches will regularise
Bhushan: this matter is hanging fire for a very long time. There are 3 short points
Rohatgi: kindly have it week after next week
Bhushan : If these people know that they are busy in some other cases
SG Tushar Mehta: your colleagues Mr Bhushan, not people !
Justice Chandrachud: Mr Solicitor how much time will you take
SG: 3 to 3,5 hours in realistic assessment
Rohatgi: I will take 2 hours
Bhushan: i will take a session of 2 hours
SC: We will assign two days to this case. We will start on February 9, 2022 and February 10, 2022.
Bhushan: please make it clear that no adjournments will be granted
SG: There is no personal harm here. atleast he is in supposed public interest here
SC: In the event the hearing is not completed on Feb 9, the hearing shall continue on Feb 10, 2022
SG: Let us continue the clock of public interests
Bhushan: SG makes such remarks
SG: These are well considered statements
DYC J: We will reserve this for hearing day