While addressing a ceremony ,CJP Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry said all citizens were equal in the eyes of law.There is no inevitable role of a single person to run the system. He said the judiciary should be independent that has been guaranteed in Article 2 A of the constitution.
The Chief Justice said that whatever position or post one holds the law was same for everyone. Action on contempt of court was taken against the chief executive for not obeying the court order and he lost his position, he added.
He said defending independence of the judiciary was joint responsibility of the judges and the lawyers.The CJP said the judiciary want rule of law and the constitution in the country