New Delhi: Chief Justice of India-designate Justice UU Lalit put up three areas on which he would work in his brief 74-day tenure in the position on Friday. Justice Lalit said it is his priority to make at least one constitution bench functional throughout the year in the Supreme Court.
According to the 49th CJI, the other two areas are — listing cases for hearing in the top court and mentioning urgent matters, reported NDTV.
Justice Lalit spoke during an event organised by the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) to bid farewell to outgoing CJI NV Ramana.
“So, we will strive hard to say that yes, we will always have at least one constitution bench functioning all throughout the year,” Justice Lalit was quoted as saying by NDTV.