PM Modi, Law Minister Rijiju and Others Condole Demise Of Former CJI Ramesh Chandra Lahoti


New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday condoled the demise of former Chief Justice of India Ramesh Chandra Lahoti. Taking to Twitter, PM Modi said that he is anguished by the passing away of the former CJI. “Anguished by the passing away of former CJI Shri RC Lahoti Ji. He will be remembered for his contributions to the judiciary and emphasis on ensuring speedy justice to the underprivileged. Condolences to his family and well-wishers. Om Shanti(sic),” he wrote.

Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju condoled the death of Justice Lahoti. “Saddened to hear the passing away of Shri RC Lahoti, former Chief Justice of India. He rose from a humble background and reached the highest position of our country’s judiciary because of his ability, knowledge and wisdom,” he tweeted.

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, his predecessor Kamal Nath of Congress and other leaders on Wednesday condoled the death of Lahoti. Chouhan termed the ex-CJI’s death as irreparable loss to his family members.

Former Chief Justice of India Ramesh Chandra Lahoti passed away on Wednesday at the age of 81. He had retired from the position of CJI in November 2005.


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