Today marks the last working day for Justice Madan B Lokur of the Supreme Court. In honour of the same, a farewell event is currently underway at the Supreme Court lawns..Live updates of the Farewell Function follow below:.Last working day for Justice Madan B Lokur; Farewell function commences in Supreme Court lawnsSCBA Vice President Jitendra Mohan Sharma remarks that Justice Madan Lokur is a patient listener and remarkable judicial interpreter; soft-spoken yet stern.Attorney General KK Venugopal: I have been at the receiving end of Justice Madan Lokur’s judicial philosophy and have debated with him fiercely. But at the end of every debate, I have left with more respect for him. His heart and empathy in the right place, integrity unquestioned..Attorney General KK Venugopal speaks at Justice Madan Lokur Farewell.Justice Madan Lokur joins the line of great judges like Justice PN Bhagwati and Justice Krishna Iyer, Attorney General KK Venugopal showers praises on Justice Lokur..Justice Lokur is a sensitive, intelligent compassionate judge whose heart bled for the common man, says AG KK Venugopal citing intervention of Lokur J. in Prison reforms, Environmental matters etc.The beneficiaries of Justice Madan Lokur’s orders are unknown and could be in remote villages and prisons, AG KK Venugopal.Justice Lokur contributed greatly to prison reforms. As Chairperson of the E-committee, he was a driving force behind computerisation of court, SCBA President Rakesh Kumar Khanna.Arguing tables in Supreme Court will soon have computers with all statutes, SCBA President Rakesh Kumar Khanna thanks Justice Madan Lokur for the same..CJI Ranjan Gogoi takes the dais to speak.CJI Ranjan Gogoi on Madan Lokur J. “An emotional moment for me. My association with Lokur J. is close to half a century. In 1971 we stayed in rooms opposite each other. He later went on to do law, while I pursued post graduation. I feel like my right arm is being taken away”..Not necessary to spell out all his judgments. He is, no doubt a pro-citizen, pro-victim judge, CJI Ranjan Gogoi on Madan Lokur J.I hope his immensely progressive judgments will keep guiding us all in the years to come, CJI Ranjan Gogoi.Justice Madan Lokur speaking at his farewell function.If I was able to achieve something it was because I was standing on the shoulders of giants, Justice Madan Lokur quoting Isaac Newton..Justice Madan Lokur thanking lawyers and Chief Justices of Delhi High Court for their support during his initial days as lawyer and judge.Very important to maintain the independence and integrity not only of the judiciary but also of the Bar; Bar cannot be subordinate to the Bench or to any other authority or institution, Justice Madan Lokur.On pendency, We cannot have two or three crore people not getting justice due to pendency, Justice Madan B Lokur.Justice Madan Lokur concludes his address.