In (2014) 6 SCC 173, Hon’ble Justice T.S. Thakur observed, “cynical Chalta Hai Attitude… more often than not costs society dearly in man-made tragedies.” The man in question is Mr. Sushil Ansal.
On 07.08.2011, Mr. Ansal had his book “Brick by Brick” unveiled by Maharaja Gaj Singh of Jodhpur at a glittering ceremony held at Rambagh Palace, Jaipur. Presiding Guest: Hon’ble Justice M.R. Calla (Retd.).
3 years before Judgment-Day, Sushil Ansal was busy rubbing shoulders with Royalty. It surely calls some confidence. The matter has not ended still. The question of quantum of sentence awarded to Mr. Ansal stands Referred to a Larger Bench.
Is he good enough to deserve leniency? Is he bad enough to warrant stringency? It has been 18 years and there is no answer, really.