Chief Justice UU Lalit’s son Shriyash to defend Yogi government in Supreme Court, UP placed in senior lawyer panel

The Yogi government has appointed Shriyash U Lalit, son of Chief Justice of India UU Lalit, to the Supreme Court in a panel of senior advocates to represent the state government. In this regard, a notification has been issued by the UP administration. Recently, after the retirement of NV Raman, Justice UU Lalit took over as the 49th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Four generations of Justice UU Lalit, born in Solapur, Maharashtra, are associated with advocacy.

Justice UU Lalit’s grandfather Ranganath Lalit used to practice in Solapur before independence. Justice UU Lalit’s father Umesh Ranganath Lalit has also been a lawyer who later became a judge of the High Court. Justice UU Lalit was appointed as the Supreme Court Justice directly from the Bar while his son Shriyash U Lalit is also a lawyer who has been appointed by the UP government to the panel of senior advocates to represent the state government.

However, the tenure of Justice Uday Umesh Lalit as CJI will be less than 100 days. Justice UU Lalit will retire on November 8 after completing his 74-day tenure as CJI. Significantly, Supreme Court Justices retire at 65 years and High Court Justices retire at 62 years.

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