"No intention to cast aspersion on High Court lawyers:" SCBA President Vikas Singh clears the air

Singh in his clarification, however, maintained that every lawyer practicing in India should be considered for elevation on the basis of merit alone no matter where he/ she practices.
Vikas Singh and Supreme Court
Vikas Singh and Supreme Court

Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) President Vikas Singh has clarified that his statement on Supreme Courts lawyers being more "meritorious" than their High Court counterparts was only for the limited purpose of ensuring consideration of Supreme Court lawyers for appointment as High Court judges and there was no intention to cast any aspersion on competence of High Court lawyers.

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