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Senior advocate Tushar Mehta appointed Solicitor General of India

The post of the Solicitor General fell vacant after Ranjit Kumar had resigned from the post in October last year

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Supreme Court of India
Supreme Court of India

Senior advocate Tushar Mehta was on Wednesday appointed the of India, the second highest ranking law officer, almost a year after the post fell vacant, according to an official order.

Mehta is at present the Additional

"The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of Mehta, senior advocate, as the of with effect from the date of assumption of charge of office for a period till 30.06.2020," the order issued by the Personnel Ministry said.

Attorney General of is the top most law officer of the country.

The post of the Solicitor General fell vacant after had resigned from the post in October last year.

First Published: Wed, October 10 2018. 18:55 IST
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