Recently retired Chief Justice of India Uday Umesh Lalit said today that it appeared for Home Minister Amit Shah in Sohrabuddin Sheikh’s meeting case, but it was “nonsense” because he never was lead counsel.
He said in response to a question from NDTV “It is so true that appeared for Amit Shah, but he was illogical like lead counsel It was Mr. Ram Jamalani.”
Judge Lalit also pointing to out that government changed in May 2014, while asked for The first It’s time to represent Mr. Shah in Nissan while the previous system was still in power.
“The process has begun way before order changed,” He said.
“I’ve been notified in matter, but never lead counsel. I appeared for Shah’s partner is accused but no in The main case but in minor issue” added.
before being promoted as a judge in August 2014, Judge Lalit was a lawyer in Many notable and controversial issues. like Amit Shah in Alleged fake encounter murder case of Sohrab al-Din Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati in Gujarat.
U Lalit was then the lawyer for Gujarat Home Minister Amit Shah in case when Chief Minister Narendra Modi government accused of coverage up Alleged fake meeting killed of Sohrabuddin Sheikh, his wife Koserpi, and his partner Tulsiram Prajapati.
Gutis Lalit’s promotion as a judge came under scrutiny after the newly formed BJP government under PM Modi in 2014 sent back recommendation of former Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium for eliminate. Mr Lalit has reportedly been appointed as a Supreme Court justice as a replacement for Mr. Subramanium, whose name has been sent back Led by the Bharatiya Janata Party government for reconsidering.
Then Mr. Subramanium claimed to be a target for Demonstrate “independence and integrity” for for him role in Court help in Sohrab al-Din Sheikh case.
Unprecedented moveThen it was CJI RM Lodha on record He said that the BJP led government He “unilaterally” and without his knowledge and consent “dissociated” Mr. Subramanium’s file.
Judge Lalit was second Someone after Judge RF Nariman, also a former A public defender to become a judge in the Supreme Court directly from the bar in Almost two decades.