Dalveer Bhandari re-elected to ICJ after UK withdraws its candidate Christopher Greenwood

Judge Dalveer Bhandari was re-elected to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) after Britain withdrew its candidate Christopher Greenwood.

FP Staff November 21, 2017 17:54:12 IST
Dalveer Bhandari re-elected to ICJ after UK withdraws its candidate Christopher Greenwood
Dalveer Bhandari reelected to ICJ after UK withdraws its candidate Christopher Greenwood

Judge Dalveer Bhandari was re-elected to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) after Britain withdrew its candidate Christopher Greenwood. PTI

Dalveer Bhandari reelected to ICJ after UK withdraws its candidate Christopher Greenwood

Bhandari won majorities in the Assembly in the first 11 rounds of voting over two meetings, while the Council blocked his election by giving majorities to Greenwood in the ten rounds of balloting it held. PTI

Dalveer Bhandari reelected to ICJ after UK withdraws its candidate Christopher Greenwood

India's Permanent Representative to the UN, Syed Akberuddin, casted his vote in the United Nations General Assembly. An aggressive campaign by him ensured there was maximum support for Bhandari. PTI

Dalveer Bhandari reelected to ICJ after UK withdraws its candidate Christopher Greenwood

For the first time in the 71-year-old history , the ICJ will not have a judge from the United Kingdom. Twitter @AkbaruddinIndia

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