Ranjit Kumar has resigned as the Solicitor general of India.
Kumar put in his papers with the law ministry on Friday, bringing up own family reasons as the motive for the resignation.
Kumar informed TOI that because of his busy calendar and duties as solicitor wellknown, he’d been not able to attend to positive fitness issues faced by way of members of his circle of relatives for some time now. therefore, he exceeded in his resignation to give greater time to unwell own family participants.
He added that he’d had a remarkable experience as solicitor general and may be very satisfied with the way the government handled him.
Known as an expert on constitutional laws, Kumar was appointed solicitor popular in 2014 after the BJP-led NDA government came to energy. He has represented the valuable government in lots of excessive-profile instances within the best court.
previous to his appointment, Kumar have been a recommend for the Gujarat authorities and amicus curiae in numerous instances inside the preferrred court docket. some of the cases he represented had been the Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case. He’d additionally represented former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate property case in a Bangalore court docket.