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Justice Arun Mishra averse to farewell

According to sources close to the judge, he has cited the pandemic to politely turn down the offer of the Supreme Court Bar Association and the Confederation of Indian Bar to give him a ceremony
Justice Arun Mishra
Justice Arun Mishra
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R. Balaji   |   New Delhi   |   Published 31.08.20, 02:20 AM

Justice Arun Mishra, who headed the Supreme Court bench that has convicted lawyer Prashant Bhushan of criminal contempt and is scheduled to sentence him on Monday, has declined any farewell party from the Bar. He is due to retire on September 2.

According to sources close to the judge, Justice Mishra has cited the pandemic to politely turn down the offer from the Supreme Court Bar Association and the Confederation of Indian Bar to give him a farewell.

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It is customary for the Bar to give a farewell to every retiring judge.



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