(Retd.) Karnan is currently serving the prison sentence at the Presidency Jail in Kolkata
Stepping up his effort to get remission of the six-month prison sentence awarded to him by the Supreme Court for contempt of court, former Calcutta High Court judge C.S. Karnan will appeal to the new President, Ram Nath Kovind, soon after he assumes office.
Speaking to Media over phone his lawyer Mathews J. Nedumpara said they are aiming to make it the “first petition submitted physically and electronically” to the new President “within minutes” of his swearing-in.