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Former CJI Lahoti passes away aged 82

Dais Editorials | 24/03/2022 09:13 AM | Click to read full article

Former chief justice of India Ramesh Chandra Lahoti, who retired from the Supreme Court in 2005, passed away on Wednesday, aged 82.

Days prior to his retirement, as head of a constitution bench, he had given a landmark decision upholding a Gujarat law banning cow slaughter. Born in 1940, the former CJI hailed from Guna in Madhya Pradesh.