Tushar Mehta appointed as the new Solicitor General of India

New Delhi: Senior Advocate and Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta has been appointed as the new Solicitor General of India, the post which is is the second-highest rank for a law officer of the government. The post was vacant after senior advocate Ranjit Kumar’s resignation in December last year.

Mehta’s name was approved by The Appointment Committee of the Cabinet with effect from the date of assumption of charge of the office for a period till June 30,2020, or until further orders.

Mehta has been serving as the Additional Solicitor General since mid-2014.

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