Hon'ble Justice Dalveer Bhandari elected as ICJ judge

After a gap of more than two decades, India's nominee Justice Dalveer Bhandari was on Friday overwhelmingly elected as a judge of the International Court of Justice, defeating his Filipino rival in the UN General Assembly as well as the Security Council.
64-year-old Justice Bhandari, a senior Supreme Court Judge, will serve a 2012-18 term in the ICJ, which is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations based in The Hague, Netherlands

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