Uday Lalit cleared for SC judge’s post

August 03, 2014 02:49 am | Updated April 21, 2016 02:40 am IST - NEW DELHI:

The Narendra Modi government has given its nod for the elevation of senior lawyer Uday Lalit as a judge of the Supreme Court.

After the government refused to accept senior lawyer >Gopal Subramanium for judgeship , the Supreme Court collegium headed by Chief Justice of India R.M. Lodha approved Mr. Lalit’s elevation.

The others to be elevated are Chief Justices of the High Courts Prafull Chandra Pant (Meghalaya), Abhay Manohar Sapre (Gauhati) and R. Banumathi (Jharkhand).

Mr. Lalit, who is from Maharashtra, joined the Bar in June 1983 and has been practising in the Supreme Court since 1986.

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