Justice RF Nariman retires, CJI Ramana says 'Losing one of the Lions'

Chief Justice NV Ramana sat in the bench with Justice Nariman on the last day of his tenure as per tradition.

Published on: 13 Aug 2021 8:07 AM GMT
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Justice RF Nariman, PC: Social Media

New Delhi: Supreme Court Justice Rohinton Nariman retired on 12 August. He is the fifth such judge in the history of the Supreme Court to be made a Justice of the Supreme Court directly from a lawyer (Bar).

Justice Nariman retires:

Justice Nariman disposed of 13,565 cases as a judge in his 7-year-long tenure. Judgments like the Triple Talaq Case, Abolition of Section 66-A of the IT Act and bringing the right to privacy under the purview of a fundamental right are important. On the last day of his tenure, on the occasion of Farewell, the Chief Justice said that we are losing a lion of Judiciary.

Losing a Lion who guarded judicial institution:

Chief Justice NV Ramana sat in the bench with Justice Nariman on the last day of his tenure as per tradition. During this, he said that the Supreme Court will always miss the ability of Justice Nariman.

"With Brother Justice Nariman's retirement I feel like I am losing one of the lions which guarded this Judicial institution", the Chief Justice of Ind

He said that Justice Nariman's efficiency and erudition have been visible in his decisions. The Chief Justice said that I do not have words what to say on this occasion, but I think that I can say in one line that we are losing a lion among the lions protecting the judicial institution. He has been a very strong pillar. Extremely principled and always committed to truth.

On the occasion of the farewell, Vikas Singh, President, Supreme Court Bar Association said that we would like to thank former Chief Justice RM Lodha for recommending Justice Nariman's name as a judge of the Supreme Court. 7 years is not enough for a person like Justice Nariman. The splendor of the institute increased during his tenure.

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