CJI Uday Umesh Lalit Farewell toady: Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (outgoing Chief Justice of India) Uday Umesh Lalit retired today. A farewell ceremony was organized in his honor by the Supreme Court Bar Association. On this occasion U.U. Lalit gets emotional. Addressing the members of the bar, he said, “My journey in this court began in Court 1. I had come here to mention a case which I was presenting before CJI YV Chandrachud. My journey now ends here. . Justice DY Chandrachud is handling the responsibility.”
Let us tell you that even on the last day of his tenure, he settled many important matters. He said that, since the beginning of my tenure, I have settled more than 10,000 cases. Apart from this, we have executed more than 13,000 cases. That said, he is leaving with a sense of accomplishment.
CJI Justice DY Chandrachud, nominated UU Lalit, bid farewell. In the formal bench, CJI Lalit, whose proceedings were telecast live, was seen sitting along with Chief Justice-nominated Justice DY Chandrachud and Justice Bela M Trivedi. Speaking on the occasion, Justice DY Chandrachud, the designated CJI, said on Monday that the reforms initiated by the Chief Justice of India UU Lalit during his 74-day tenure will continue to be in force.
UU Lalit was the 49th Chief Justice of India
Now on November 8, after the retirement of UU Lalit, Justice DY Chandrachud will be appointed as the 50th Chief Justice of India. UU Lalit had a brief tenure of 74 days as the head of India’s judiciary. He said that, he is leaving with a sense of accomplishment and he has complete satisfaction too. It may be noted that while taking oath, CJI Lalit had promised that at least one Constitution Bench would try to function in a year.
The members of the Bar said that they would continue to remember CJI Lalit. The members then congratulated him for a successful tenure on the bench.
He was a senior advocate before becoming a judge.
Let us tell you that before becoming a judge of the Supreme Court, Justice Lalit was a renowned senior advocate. He was appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court on 13 August 2014. Justice Lalit became the second CJI to be elevated directly from the Bar to a Supreme Court bench. Justice SM Sikri, who became the 13th CJI in January 1971, was the first lawyer to be directly elevated to the apex court bench in March 1964.
Born on 9 November 1957 in Maharashtra
Justice Lalit was born on 9 November 1957 in Solapur, Maharashtra. His father, UR Lalit, was an additional judge in the Nagpur Bench of the Bombay High Court and a senior advocate in the Supreme Court. Justice Lalit enrolled as an advocate in June 1983. He specialized in Criminal Law and practiced in the Bombay High Court from 1983 to 1985. He shifted his practice to Delhi in January 1986 and was designated as a Senior Advocate by the Apex Court in April 2004. He was later appointed special public prosecutor of the CBI to hear the 2G spectrum allocation case.
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Story first published: Monday, November 7, 2022, 19:31 [IST]