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Hon’ble Chief Justice of India ,SA Bobde, trying a Harley Davidson motorcycle in Maharashtra’s Nagpur are being shared repeatedly on social media.
Justice Bobde was seen in a t-shirt and a pair of sneakers on the limited edition Harley Davidson CVO 2020 in his hometown of Nagpur on Sunday.
Sanket Gokhale shared Vehicle registration detail of Motorcycle claiming bike belongs to Rohit Sonbaji Musale, son of Sonba Musale who is a BJP leader from Nagpur & was their nominee in the 2014 Assembly polls from Saone.
Sanket Gokhale RTI Activist shared detail on Facebook , “Yesterday, there was a picture in the news of Chief Justice of India trying out a bike (which apparently is his passion). Merely a coincidence: The bike which Hon’ble Chief Justice is riding has registration number CG07BP0015.The bike is registered to Rohit Sonbaji Musale, son of Sonba Musale who is a BJP leader from Nagpur & was their nominee in the 2014 Assembly polls from Saone,“
Sources close to the Chief Justice told NDTV that the bike was brought to him by a Harley Davidson dealer for a demo and Justice Bobde “only sat on it” for a feel. The sources also said he was wearing a mask but removed it and kept it in his pocket while sitting on the bike
The 64-year-old Justice Bobde has often talked his love for motorcycles and said he once had a Bullet, which is manufactured by Royal Enfield.
Meanwhile, many others also criticized him for not wearing a mask or helmet and not following social distancing rules. However, sources revealed that he was wearing a mask but removed it while sitting on the bike.
In November 2019, when he was taking over as the country’s top judge, Justice Bobde had in multiple interviews confessed his passion for bikes. He reportedly had an accident while testing a muscle bike, which kept him away from courts for a few days