New Delhi, : Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered his condolences to the death of former Justice Ramesh Chandra Lahoti.
He took to Twitter and said“Anguished by the passing away of former CJI Shri RC Lahoti Ji. He will be remembered for his contributions to the judiciary and emphasis on ensuring speedy justice to the underprivileged. Condolences to his family and well-wishers. Om Shanti,” he said in a tweet.
The former Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ramesh Chandra Lahoti died at a hospital in Delhi on Wednesday evening.
Justice Lahoti was appointed as the 35th chief justice of India on June 1, 2004. He retired on November 1, 2005.