Who is Justice UU Lalit, the next Chief Justice of India?


Justice Uday Umesh Lalit on Wednesday was appointed as the forty ninth Chief Justice of India (CJI). He will assume cost on August 27 after incumbent NV Ramana demits workplace on August 26.

Justice Lalit can have a short tenure of 74 days in the chair as he retires on November 8 this yr. CJI NV Ramana had really helpful UU Lalit’s title to the Union Law ministry as his successor.

Who is Justice UU Lalit, the next CJI of India?

Justice UU Lalit hails from Maharashtra. Born on November 9, 1957, he started his authorized profession in June 1983 and labored in the Bombay High Court till December 1985.

He was a senior advocate in the Supreme Court since 2004 earlier than he was elevated as its decide in 2014. He was a prison lawyer. His father was additionally a senior advocate and Delhi High Court decide.

In 2019, Justice UU Lalit recused from the Ayodhya case as he had appeared for ex-UP CM Kalyan Singh in a case linked to the Babri Demolition. Justice Lalit additionally voted in favour of declaring the Triple Talaq apply unconstitutional.

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