Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar resigns from post

ANI | Updated: Oct 20, 2017 14:10 IST

New Delhi [India], Oct. 20 (ANI): Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar resigned from his post on Friday.

Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta informed this to ANI.

As per report he Kumar resigned due to some personal reasons.

Kumar's resignation comes months after Mukul Rohatgi resigned from the post of Attorney General of India.

Kumar was appointed as the Solicitor General of India in June 2014. He had replaced senior advocate Mohan Parasaran.

Before taking over as Solicitor General, Kumar served as counsel for the Gujarat government as well as amicus curiae in several cases in the Supreme Court. (ANI)