Justice Chauhan likely to head Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal
January 6, 2014 - New Delhi
The Centre will soon appoint Justice BS Chauhan, a judge of the Supreme Court as Chairman of the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal.
It may be recalled that the post has been vacant since April 2012 following Justice NP Singh resigned on health grounds.
Chief Justice of Supreme Court P Sathasivam recommended the name of Justice Chauhan who is due to retire on July 1 this year and he has accepted the offer. The Water Resources Minister has completed the process of appointment and sent the file to the Union Law Ministry for issuing a notification according to sources.