PIL filed in Supreme Court challenging appointment of the new CAG; Court directs matter to be listed after summer vacations

Murali Krishnan May 23 2013

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Supreme Court challenging the appointment of Shashi Kant Sharma as the Comptroller and Auditor General. The PIL has been filed by Advocate M.L. Sharma who mentioned the matter today before a Division Bench of Justices B.S. Chauhan and Dipak Misra. The Court has directed the matter to be listed after summer vacations.

Sharma has claimed in his petition that the new CAG “was joint secretary, additional secretary and director general (acquisition) in the defence ministry between 2003 . . .

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