Justice Uday Umesh Lalit used to be sworn in as the fresh Chief Justice of India on Saturday.
President Droupadi Murmu administered the oath to India’s 49th chief justice at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Saturday. The ceremony used to be attended by Top Minister Narendra Modi, Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar, Union ministers, and assorted dignitaries.
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Justice Lalit, 64, is determined to be pleased a transient tenure of lower than three months as the CJI as he’ll retire on November 8. The retirement age of judges of the Supreme Court docket is 65.
India’s fresh CJI used to be born on November 9, 1957, and enrolled as an recommend in 1983. CJI Lalit practised within the Bombay High Court docket till December 1985 after which shifted his apply to Delhi in 1986. In 2004, he used to be designated as a senior recommend by the Supreme Court docket.
CJI Lalit used to be appointed as a particular public prosecutor for the CBI to behavior the trial within the 2G spectrum allocation case and used to be part of just a few crucial verdicts. He used to be part of the 5-have confidence constitution bench which held the apply of divorce via instant ‘triple talaq’ amongst Muslims as “illegal” and “unconstitutional”
(With inputs from Companies)
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