Justice M R Calla, retired judge of the Rajasthan and Gujarat high courts, has been appointed as the President of Association of Retired Judges of Supreme Court and High Courts of India.
Justice Calla was unanimously elected as President of the association for a term of two years at the two-day Annual General Meeting of the association held from November 21.
The other appointments made during the meeting were those of retired high court judges Justices S K Dubey and Bhaskar Rao as Vice Presidents of the association, while Justice A K Srivastav was elected as the Secretary General and Justice Fakhruddin was re-elected as its Treasurer.
The association, a registered society functioning since 2002, works for the betterment of legal fraternity and deliberates on various legal problems and helps seekers of justice.
Retired CJI A M Ahmadi was the founder President of the association set up over a decade ago and he was succeeded by retired SC judges, including Justices S C Agarwal, R C Lahoti, G B Patnaik and then for two consecutive terms by Justice V S Dave.
( Source – PTI )