Breaking: Discrimination in pension of High Court judges, SC refers matter to larger Bench

Murali Krishnan March 20 2018

One rank, one pension - that was how the petitioner Justice M Vijayaraghavan's case was summed up by Senior Advocate S Nagamuthu in a challenge to the amendments to High Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service), Act 1954.

Justice Vijayaraghavan, a former Madras High Court judge, had moved the Supreme Court challenging the discrimination in pension of High Court judges drawn from the Bar and from subordinate judiciary.

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