Supreme Court appoints new Lok Ayukta for Uttar Pradesh; disappointed over "lack of consensus"

Smrithi Suresh January 28 2016

In a verdict that surprised many, the Supreme Court today set aside its earlier order of appointing Virendra Singh as Lok Ayukta for Uttar Pradesh and appointed another retired judge as the new Lok Ayukta for the state.

Justice Sanjay Mishra, who has served previously on the bench of the Allahabad High Court will now serve as the Lok Ayukta for Uttar Pradesh.

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