Supreme Court upholds order calling for lawyer with bipolar disorder to be appointed as judicial officer

The Supreme Court relied on the Medical Board's opinion that there is nothing to indicate that the candidate will not be able to discharge his responsibilities as a judicial officer.
Supreme Court of India
Supreme Court of India

The Supreme Court recently upheld a Delhi High Court judgment which called for a successful Delhi Judicial Services candidate who suffered from Bipolar Affective Disorder (BPAD) to be appointed as a judicial officer [Akanksha Singh v. High Court of Delhi & Ors].

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