No farewell for outgoing chief justice

No farewell for outgoing chief justice

The Karnataka State Bar Council and the Advocates Association, Bengaluru, have decided not to give a farewell to outgoing Chief Justice S K Mukherjee on Monday.

Y R Sadashiva Reddy, co-chairman, Bar Council of India, said that they were not inclined to give a farewell.

Reddy said this is probably the first time that the Bar Council is not bidding farewell to a judge or a chief justice.

A source in the Advocates Association said that they unanimously decided not to give a farewell.

Justice H G Ramesh has been appointed the acting chief justice. The Ministry of Law and Justice issued a notification in this regard.

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