PM condoles demise of ex-CJI

New Delhi, March 24 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed deep grief over the demise of former Chief Justice of India Ramesh Chandra Lahoti and said he will be remembered for his contribution to the judiciary. “Anguished by the passing away of former CJI 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,” the PM tweeted. The former CJI passed away on Wednesday. He was 82. Justice Lahoti was appointed as the CJI on June 1, 2004 and retired on November 1, 2005. DS JNA

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