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Sanjay Jain & K M Nataraj appointed as Additional Solicitor Generals of India

President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed senior advocates Sanjay Jain and K M Nataraj as Additional Solicitor Generals of India.
Sanjay Jain & K M Nataraj appointed as Additional Solicitor Generals of India
  • The appointments were made by the President as per the recommendations of the Appointments Committee of the cabinet.

About the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet:

  • The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet is headed by the Prime Minister and the Home Minister is a member of the committee.
  • The Appointments Committee of the cabinet is responsible for making recommendations for several important positions under the Government of India.

About the Additional Solicitor General:

  • Additional Solicitor General, ASG is the third important law office of the country in the hierarchy.
  • The post of ASG is neither constitutional nor statutory.
  • The post of ASG is governed by Law Officers (Conditions of Service) Rules, 1987.

Question:

Q. President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed which senior advocates as Additional Solicitor Generals of India?
a. Sanjay Shukla and K M Nataraj
b. Sanjay Jain and K M Nataraj
c. Sanjay Rawat and M M Nataraj
d. Sanjay Sharma and K M Nataraj
Sanjay Jain & K M Nataraj appointed as Additional Solicitor Generals of India Sanjay Jain & K M Nataraj appointed as Additional Solicitor Generals of India Reviewed by Inderjeet Virdi on January 19, 2019 Rating: 5

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