The Supreme Court on
Monday drops day's judicial
work after paying homage
to a judge who died
The SC on Monday suspended its legal
work for the day in the wake of giving
proper respect to its serving judge Justice
M Shantanagoudar who died on April 24.
The 62-year-old Justice Shantanagoudar
passed on at a private medical clinic in
Gurugram on Saturday night.
On his first working day, recently named
Chief Justice N V Ramana drove the
sympathy meet in the peak court premises
and was joined by seven different
adjudicators, who were to hold court today.
Boss Justice Ramana declared that they
will be noticing two-minute quiet as a
characteristic of regard to the left soul, and
said they are profoundly tormented and
disheartened by Shantanagoudar's
Judges RF Nariman, UU Lalit, AM
Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud, L
Nageswara Rao, S Ravindra Bhat and
Hrishkesh Roy additionally joined the
Principal legal officer K Venugopal,
Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, Senior
promoter and Supreme Court Bar
Association (SCBA) President Vikas Singh
and supporter Shivaji Jadhav went to the
Toward the finish of the sympathy meet,
Chief Justice Ramana declared that there
will be no legal business for the afternoon
and the issue recorded today will be taken
up on Tuesday.
Equity Shantanagoudar was raised as an
appointed authority of the Supreme Court
on February 17, 2017. He would have
stayed in office till May 5, 2023.