A bench of Justices J Chelameswar and S Abdul Nazeer agreed to list the matter before itself on the request of former Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) President and senior advocate Dushyanth Dave.
Mr Dave, while mentioning the matter for urgent listing, said, "This petition should be listed before a bench of Jusitce Chelameswar as it involves protection of the integrity of the institution".
He said there are serious apprehensions and therefore this matter should be taken up at 12:45 PM today.
He said that there is nothing personal and the court should help him protect the institution. To this, the bench said there are civil liberties and fundamental rights but it is also the responsibility of the society to protect its rights.
The bench has listed the matter for hearing at 12:45 PM.