Dalveer Bhandari of India has been re-elected as the judge of the International Court of Justice. In January 2012, he was nominated by the Indian Government as its official candidate in the International Court of Justice. In the election held on April 27, 2012, Bhandari got 122 votes in the United Nations General Assembly, while his opponent got 58. On November 20, 2017, he has been re-elected as the Judge of ICJ. He was competing with Britain’s Christopher Greenwood, but Britain withdrew the candidacy of Greenwood to see the atmosphere in favor of India. On this occasion, let us know about Dalveer Bhandari …
Born on October 1, 1947, Bhandari has been related to the lawyer family. His father Mahavir Chand Bhandari and grandfather B. K. Bhandari were members of the Rajasthan Bar. He took a degree in Humanities and Law from Jodhpur University. From 1968 to 1970, he practiced in the Rajasthan High Court. Dalveer Bhandari, who went to participate in a workshop held in Chicago in June 1970, served in many countries. Given his outstanding contribution to Law and Justice, Tumkur University, Karnataka gave the Doctor of Law (LL.D) degree.
After returning to India, he practiced again in the Rajasthan High Court from 1973 to 1976. Then came to Delhi in 1977, while progressing, he became the judge in the Delhi High Court. On July 25, 2004, he was appointed Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court. A year later, he became the supreme court judge on October 28, 2005.
Awards and honors
- Vardhaman Mahavir Open University, Kota, awarded him a Doctor of Letters degree in May 2016.
- In 2014, the President of India honored Bhandari with Padma Bhushan, India’s third highest civilian honor.
- Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, United States chose its 16th most prestigious and prestigious alumni on the occasion of celebrating its 150th birth anniversary. Bhandari was among those 16 eminent personalities.
- Tumkur University awarded him the Doctor of Law (LL.D) degree