NV Ramana will retire, now Uday U Lalit is going to be the new Chief Justice of the country

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  • He was born in 1957, his father was a former Additional Judge of Delhi High Court.
  • Became a Supreme Court lawyer on 29 April 2004
  • Chief Justice NV Ramana is retiring on 26 August.

Chief Justice of India: The current Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, NV Ramana, is retiring on August 26. After his retirement, U U Lalit’s name is coming in the headlines. In this regard, Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju had written a letter to the CJI requesting him to name the successor. Chief Justice NV Ramana has recommended the name of Justice Uday Umesh Lalit as his successor. Today we will know about UU Lalit, what is its history, what controversies it has been related to. And who is this UU Lalit?

Who are you Lalit?

Justice U U Lalit is a judge of the Supreme Court of India. He has previously practiced as a Senior Advocate. He was born in 1957, his father was a former Additional Judge of Delhi High Court. U U Lalit started his career from Bombay High Court. After this he came to Delhi in 1883. Between 1986 and 1992, Lalit worked with former Attorney General of the country Soli Sorabaji as Deputy Assistant. He became a Supreme Court lawyer on 29 April 2004.

involved in many important decisions

U U Lalit had a major contribution in the important decisions of the country. He was also one of the 5 judges of the Supreme Court bench that abolished triple talaq from the country forever. When arrangements were made against those who misused the AC-ST Act 1983, the same fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya was sentenced to 4 months in jail and a fine of Rs 2000 in the case of contempt of court, in the blackbuck case of Bollywood veteran Salman Khan. were involved. He had a relationship with former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amirinder Singh.

distanced himself from controversial matters

The review petition was dropped midway against the death sentence of Yakub Menon, accused of 1993 bomb blasts in Mumbai. He had distanced himself from a hearing related to the Malegaon blast case. The cases of Asaram Bapu, who was in the media headlines, were related to them. He was the lawyer of Kalyan Singh in the Ayodhya case, although he later ended his relationship with this case as well.

Changed the time of hearing in court

U U Lalit, who is going to become the new Chief Justice of the country, changed the time of hearing in the court from 10 am to 9:30 am. He had said in this regard that when children can get up at 7 o’clock to go to school, then why can’t lawyers and judges get up. It is also becoming clear that many big changes can be seen in the coming time.

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