Supreme Court judge MR Shah has suffered a heart attack on Thursday. Justice Shah is being rushed to the national capital in an air ambulance from Himachal Pradesh.
According to reports, Justice Shah is now stable. “There is nothing to worry. I will be reaching Delhi soon. By day after tomorrow, I will be better,” he said.
Justice Shah was feeling unwell due to some discomfort in his chest.
CJI NV Ramana has been in touch with Justice Shah and the Ministry of Home Affairs for bringing him to Delhi for treatment.
Reacting to this, Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson Gaurav Bhatia tweeted, “Hon’ble Justice MR Shah Judge Supreme Court of India has suffered a heart attack while he was in Himachal Pradesh. Arrangements being made to rush him to Delhi. Praying to God for his speedy recovery.”
The 64-year-old had served as a judge of the Gujarat High Court and then became the Chief Justice of the Patna High Court before assuming the charge of a SC judge. He is going to retire on 15 May, 2023.
Justice Shah, on an occasion, had describe Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a ‘popular, loved, vibrant and visionary’ leader.