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Justice U U Lalit: Only a 74-day tenure for a 'very good interim Pope'

As a lawyer, he had been a special public prosecutor in the 2G spectrum case, besides representing clients like Amarinder Singh, and Salman Khan

Supreme Court judge Justice UU Lalit
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Supreme Court judge Justice UU Lalit (Photo: PTI)

Bhavini Mishra New Delhi
The Chief Justice of India (CJI) on Thursday recommended Uday Umesh Lalit take the reins of the highest judicial office in the country. From being the special public prosecutor in the 2G spectrum case to delivering the triple talaq judgement, experts say his 74-day tenure will be like that of a very good ‘interim Pope’.

Sanjay Hegde, a Senior Advocate and someone who has seen Justice Lalit in the corridors of the Supreme Court, says one cannot expect magic from his short tenure, but he is sure that Justice Lalit will do justice to his post. “As a former neighbour

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First Published: Aug 08 2022 | 9:35 AM IST

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