Sealing case: Supreme Court frees senior lawyer Ranjit Kumar from justice as friend
The Supreme Court on Thursday freed former Solicitor General and Senior Advocate Ranjit Kumar from the responsibility of amicus curiae in the case related to the sealing of unauthorized colonies in Delhi. He was supporting the Supreme Court in the case for the last 25 years.
From a bench headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde, Kumar said that he should be relieved of the responsibility of the amicus curiae, and senior advocate S. S. Guru Krishna Kumar has agreed.
According to the bench, according to this, we direct that senior advocate Ranjit Kumar should be immediately relieved of the responsibility of a friend of justice and senior advocate S.K. Guru Krishna Kumar will replace Ranjit Kumar as an aide to the court in this case. The court appreciates the support of Ranjit Kumar, who has been cooperating in the case since the beginning. The bench also consisted of Justice AS Bopanna and Justice V. Ramasubramanian.
The bench said that all the records related to the Kumar case were S.K. Hand over to Guru Krishna Kumar. On October 28, Ranjit Kumar had requested the Supreme Court that he be relieved of the responsibility of amicus curiae in the case. Kumar had said that he has been supporting the Supreme Court since 1995 in the case and he should be relieved of this responsibility.