Oudh Bar Association Chairman Condemns Owaisi for Questioning Appointment of Judge Ritu Raj Awasthi as Law Commission Chairman

The judgment in the Hizab case is also a judgment that was upheld by the Honorable Supreme Court in Letter & Spirit. Now, Owaisi has questioned Judge Awasthi’s appointment solely on the basis of the Hizab case to gain cheap popularity.

Mr. Owaisi being a person who knows the law should always show his faith in Indian courts but once again he stands in controversy like many times.

Mr. Chaudhary thanked the Union Law Minister, Hon. Rijiju and the Central Government for the good choice of Justice Awasthi as Chairman of the Law Commission of India.

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Rajat Rajan Singh

Adv Rakesh Chaudhary, Chairman, Oudh Bar Association, High Court Lucknow has condemned Asaduddin Owaisi’s statement for criticizing the appointment of Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi as Chairman of the National Law Commission of India.

He said he was personally known to Justice Awasthi for about 35 years as he was a member of the Bar Association of Oudh since 1987 and was a very good lawyer and also a Deputy Solicitor General of India in Lucknow.

Justice Awasthi also served as a Judge from April 2009 to October 2021, including Senior Judge at the Lucknow High Court. He was elevated as Chief Justice from October 2021 to July 2022 of the Karnataka High Court, where he delivered judgment along with 2 other judges in the Famous Hizab case, concerning Muslim Owmen.

President of Oudh Bar Association, Lucknow High Court said Justice Awasthi had made thousands of judgments during his career as judge/chief justice but no one had ever handed question his judgement.

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The judgment in the Hizab case is also a judgment that was upheld by the Honorable Supreme Court in Letter & Spirit. Now, Owaisi has questioned Judge Awasthi’s appointment solely on the basis of the Hizab case to gain cheap popularity.

Mr. Owaisi being a person who knows the law should always show his faith in Indian courts but once again he stands in controversy like many times.

Mr. Chaudhary thanked the Union Law Minister, Hon. Rijiju and the Central Government for the good choice of Justice Awasthi as Chairman of the Law Commission of India.

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Rajat Rajan Singh

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