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Appointment of Nageswar Rao as interim Director of CBI challenged in SC

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New Delhi :  Petition filed by NGO Common Cause seeks a direction to quash the January 10 order.

The appointment of M. Nageswar Rao as the interim Director of the CBI was challenged in the Supreme Court on Monday.

The petition filed by NGO Common Cause sought a direction to quash the January 10 order by the Union government appointing Mr. Rao as the interim/acting Director.

The PIL plea filed through advocate Prashant Bhushan also sought a direction to the Centre to appoint a regular Director of the CBI forthwith by following the procedure laid down in Section 4A of the Delhi Special Police Establishment Act, 1946, as amended by the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013.

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