SC to hear PIL against SK Sharma's appointment as CAG
Shashi Kant Sharma, 1976 Bihar cadre IAS officer, replaced Vinod Rai, who retired after a five-and-a-half year eventful tenure as the CAG.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court of India on Monday will hear a PIL seeking to quash Shashi Kant Sharma's appointment as the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on the grounds of conflict of interest.
Sharma on May 23 was sworn in as CAG by President Pranab Mukherjee in the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.
The 61-year old 1976 Bihar cadre IAS officer replaced Vinod Rai, who superannuated after a five-and-a-half year eventful tenure as the head of the CAG.