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    Published On : Thu, Dec 14th, 2017

    Justice Dalbir Singh congratulated in Legislative Assembly for being re-elected as ICJ

    Justice Dalbir Singh
    Nagpur: A proposal was tabled in the Legislative Assembly to congratulated Justice Dalbir Bhandari who has been re-relected at the United Nation’s International Court of Justice, The Hague in Netherlands for the new term. The proposal was tabled by Legislative Assembly Speaker Haribhau Bagade.

    Last month it was a big for India at the United Nations as Dalbir Bhandari was once again elected at International Court of Justice. Bhandari was declared elected for the fresh term at ICJ after Britain withdrew its candidate and Dalbir Bhandari got elected. Bhandari’s present term gets over on 5 February 2018. India had declared Bhanadari name for the nomination.

    Dalbir Bhandari was born on 1 October 1942. He acquired degrees in the humanities and law from Jodhpur Universityand practised in the Rajasthan High Court from 1968 to 1970. In June 1970, he was then invited to a six-week workshop organized by the University of Chicago on research on Indian law in Chicago on an international scholarship and subsequently on another international scholarship, he obtained a Masters of Law from Northwestern University School of Law.

    After his return from the US, he started practice at Rajasthan High Court from 1973 to 1976. He shifted to Delhi in 1977 and practised in the Supreme Court. After a successful career of 23 years as a practising lawyer, he was appointed a judge in the Delhi High Court in 1991. He was then appointed Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court. In October 2005, he was elevated to the Supreme Court as a judge. After an illustrious term at the Indian apex court, he was sworn in as a member of the ICJ on June 19, 2012. In 2014, Justice Bhandari was conferred with Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian award in India.

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