Monday, May 20, 2024

Justice Rajendra Menon re-appointed as Chairman of Armed Forces Tribunal

Former Chief Justice of Delhi High Court, Justice Rajendra Menon, has been appointed again as Chairman of the Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) for four years.

Justice Menon will serve as Chairman of the Tribunal till June 6, 2027.

The former judge was first recommended to the post in 2019 and served for four years.

In April 2002, Justice Menon was elevated as an additional judge of the Madhya Pradesh High Court in 2002, whereas on May 21, 2003, he was a made permanent judge of that High Court.

Justice Menon has also served as Welfare Commissioner for the Bhopal Gas Victims Compensation Commission between December 2010 and March 2015. 

Justice Menon was elevated as Chief Justice of the Patna High Court on March 15, 2017 and remained at the post till his transfer to the Delhi High Court.

He retired as Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court in May 2019, a little under a year after he was appointed to helm the High Court in August 2018.


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