Supreme Court judge Justice Vineet saran is slated to demit office today..As is the customary practice in apex court, Justice Saran sat in the court of Chief Justice of India (CJI) where Bar members gathered to bid farewell to the judge. "It is difficult to believe that Justice Vineet Saran is retiring. He looks so young," said Attorney General KK Venugopal. "All of us look young including you AG," CJI NV Ramana responded in lighter vein. "Every time a judge retires I feel the judge did not retire and had another 5 years to work. But that's not the case now. He is a Golfer. I wish he can pursue his passion," the AG further said. CJI Ramana then spoke about Justice Saran's career and wished him the very best"It is very difficult for me to bid farewell to one of my close brothers. Today he demits office. He started as a lawyer in Allahabad in 1980. In 1995, he was made AAG and 2002 he became judge of Allahabad HC for 30 years and then in Karantaka and Odisha. He was here in Supreme Court for 4 years. He delivered number of important arbitration judgments and was part of several Constitution benches and his judgments on consumer protection and personal liberty has far reaching impact," the CJI said. Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) President Vikas Singh and Supreme Court Advocates-on-Record (SCAORA) President Manoj K Mishra also thanked the retiring judge. "No junior felt that they did not get a proper audience before Justice Saran," said Singh. "We wish him a very happy and successful retirement. In Allahabad he was very popular among the bar," SCAORA President said. .Justice Saran thanked everyone for the affection showered upon him. "I have been showered with so much affection that my tenure passed in a blink of an eye. It is a sad moment for me. I am happy to be free now. Freedom does not mean I was captive. I am happy to have been in this court and work with wonderful members of the bar. In cricket terms, I was batting till last over and continue to remain not out. Thank you," he said. Justice Saran served at the Supreme Court from August 7, 2018, a tenure of roughly four years.