India’s Justice Dalveer Bhandari re-elected to ICJ

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November 21, 2017

On Monday Indian nominee, Justice Dalveer Bhandari was re-elected to the last seat of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) after British nominee, Christopher Greenwood withdrew his candidature. It is reported that this will be the first time since ICJ was established that there will be no Judge of British Judge.

In order to win ICJ election, a candidate has to secure majority in both the General Assembly and the Security Council.

Justice Dalveer Bhandar was Former Judge of the Supreme Court. In 2012, he assumed seat at the ICJ as an Indian Member and yesterday was re-elected to the ICJ.