“Justice Ganguly was one of the finest judges…..All that has happened is the girl has made an allegation after 11 months. Unless it is converted into an FIR, or the Supreme Court appointed committee enquiry holds him prima facie guilty, I don’t think you can ask a judge to be defamed on the basis of an allegation,” said Swamy.
Earlier, Swaraj had tweeted: “I strongly feel that justice AK Ganguly should resign…. Not only Caesar’s wife but Caesar too must be above suspicion.”
Swaraj was supported by Nationalist Congress Party leader Tariq Anwar and Shivanand Tiwari of the Janata Dal (United).
The Left parties, however, termed Swaraj’s statement as an attempt to keep the West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee in good humour.