Chief Justice of India N V Ramana on Thursday really helpful to the federal government the identify of Justice Uday Umesh Lalit as his successor.
Official sources in Supreme Court stated the CJI “personally handed over a copy of his letter of recommendation dated 03.08.2022” to Justice Lalit “in the morning” on Thursday.
The sources “recalled” that the CJI’s Secretariat acquired a communication dated August 3 from the workplace of the Union Minister of Law and Justice requesting him to suggest the identify of his successor “yesterday (03.08.2022) at 2130 hrs”.
Chief Justice of India N V Ramana at present really helpful to Union Law Minister, identify of Justice U U Lalit as his successor. CJI Ramana personally handed over a replica of his letter of advice dated 03.08.2022 to Justice Lalit at present (04.08.2022) morning. @IndianExpress
— Ananthakrishnan G (@axidentaljourno) August 4, 2022
As per conference, the incumbent CJI recommends the identify of his successor solely upon receiving the communication from the Law Ministry urging him/her to take action.
CJI Ramana retires on August 26 following which Justice Lalit will take over because the forty ninth Chief Justice of India. He has a brief tenure and can stay in workplace until November 8, 2022.
Currently the second most senior choose of the Supreme Court, Justice Lalit enrolled as an Advocate in June 1983. He practised within the Bombay High Court until December 1985 after which shifted apply to Delhi in January 1986.
He was designated as Senior Advocate by the Supreme Court in April 2004 and appeared as Amicus Curiae in lots of issues. He was appointed Special Public Prosecutor for the CBI to conduct trial in all 2G issues underneath the orders of the Supreme Court. Justice Lalit was additionally a Member of Supreme Court of India Legal Services Committee for 2 phrases.
He was appointed Judge of the Supreme Court of India on August 13, 2014, being instantly elevated from the Bar.