SC appoints Justice Jawad Rahim as acting head for NGT

The Supreme Court appointed Justice Jawad Rahim—a former judge of the Karnataka High Court—as acting chairman of the National Green Tribunal (NGT), three months after the previous chairperson retired. The NGT’s previous chairman, Ju  Jawad Rahim— justice Swatanter Kumar—a former Supreme Court judge—retired in December 2017.

Currently, a Judicial Member of the NGT, Justice Rahim was chosen over due to his seniority over other judges—including another senior judge, Justice Raghuvendra S Rathore.

Source- The Hindu


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