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Supreme Court judge MR Shah suffers heart attack, being airlifted to Delhi

The sitting judge's Personal Secretary said arrangements are being made to airlift him back to Delhi for further treatment.

Edited by: Sri Lasya @laasiyapriya New Delhi Updated on: June 16, 2022 18:15 IST
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Supreme Court judge MR Shah suffers heart attack, being airlifted to Delhi

Highlights

  • Supreme Court Judge Justice MR Shah suffered a heart attack in Himachal, airlifted to Delhi
  • Later in a video message, Justice Shah said he is stable and reaching Delhi
  • Justice Shah had presided over a vacation bench in the top court last week

Supreme Court Judge Justice MR Shah on Thursday suffered a heart attack in Himachal Pradesh, said his Personal Secretary. The sitting judge's PS said arrangements are being made to airlift him back to Delhi for further treatment.

Senior Advocate at the SC, BJP's national spokesperson Gaurav Bhatia tweeted in the regard, and said, "Hon'ble Justice MR Shah Judge Supreme Court of India has suffered a heart attack while he was in Himachal Pradesh." He added that arrangements were being made to rush him to Delhi. Justice Shah had presided over a vacation bench in the top court last week. 

Later in a video message, Justice Shah said he is stable and reaching Delhi.

“By the grace of God. I am Ok and stable. Nothing to worry (about). I am reaching Delhi and you can see me. You can watch. By the grace of God I had the ‘darshan’ (in some temple) yesterday (Wednesday) and the day before and thereafter, I am leaving with all blessings to me and my family. God bless everybody and me also,” Justice Shah said in the video circulated within the legal fraternity. 

Sources quoted by news agency PTI said that CJI NV Ramana has been in touch with Justice M R Shah and MHA for bringing him to Delhi for treatment.

Who is Justice Shah

Justice Shah had presided over a vacation bench in the top court last week. Justice Shah, born on May 16, 1958, was enrolled as an Advocate on July 19, 1982, and practised in the Gujarat High Court before being appointed as an Additional Judge of the same high court on March 7, 2004.

He became a Permanent Judge on June 22, 2005, in the Gujarat High Court and was later appointed as the Chief Justice of the Patna High Court on August 12, 2018. He was elevated as a Judge of the Supreme Court of India on November 2, 2018, and is due to retire on May 15, 2023.a has been in touch with Justice M R Shah and MHA for bringing him to Delhi for treatment.

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(with agencies inputs)

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