Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghosh made the country’s first Lokpal, President Ramnath Covind approved:-
Supreme Court’s retired judge Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghosh was appointed the first Lokpal of the country. The central government announced its official declaration on Tuesday. Former Armed Forces Border (SSB) chief Archana Ram Sundaram, former Chief Secretary of Maharashtra Dinesh Kumar Jain, Mahendra Singh and Inderjit Prasad will be non-judicial members of Gautam Lokpal.
Justice Dilip B Bhosale, Pradeep Kumar Mohanty, Abhijhash Kumari and Ajay Kumar have been appointed judicial members of Lokpal. The selection committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi had recommended the names of the other members including Justice Ghosh, whom President Ramnath Kovind approved.
Earlier, on Friday, the selection committee had agreed to appoint Justice Ghosh as Lokpal, but the official declaration was not made. Justice Ghosh was also the Chief Justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court. Justice Ghosh is known for his excellent understanding and expertise on human rights laws. He is also a member of the National Human Rights Commission.
By appointing Justice PC Ghosh as the first Lokpal of the country, the Modi Government has snatched a big issue from time to time. Even though the government has taken five years to appoint a Lokpal, the appointment of retired Judge Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghosh to the post just before the Lok Sabha election is being seen as the government’s master stroke.
First talk about Lokpal Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghosh:
Justice PC Ghosh is known for his excellent understanding and expertise on human rights laws. Justice Ghosh has been the judge of the Supreme Court. He is also the Chief Justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court. He repeatedly used to defend human rights in his decisions. He is also a member of the National Human Rights Commission
Justice Ghosh gave several important decisions during his Supreme Court tenure. She came to the discussion all over the country by sending Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalitha’s close aide Shashikala to more than her income. They upheld the lower court’s decision to convict the other accused, including Sasikala. However Jayalalitha had died before the verdict was announced.
Important decisions of Justice Ghosh:-
In Ayodhya disputed structure, in the Bench of Justice Rohingan, in the backdrop of the demolition case, the lower court ordered to decide the charges under the provisions of criminal conspiracy on the grounds of BJP leader LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Uma Bharti, Kalyan Singh and other leaders. Was there.
– Justice Ghosh, along with Chief Justice HL Dattu and Justice Kalifulla, was also a member of the bench, who had decided that the state government had no right to apologize for the conviction of Rajiv Gandhi convicts convicted in the case filed by the CBI. .
While staying back in the bench with Justice Radhakrishnan, he stopped the tradition of Jallikattu and bullock cart races as cruelty to the animals and banned them.
– Reflecting the Presidential rule in Arunachal, he was also involved in the Constitution Bench to restore the earlier situation. He was also a member of the Benches deciding guidelines for government advertisements.