We are pleased to announce that Hon’ble Shri. R. V. Easwar, President, Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, has been appointed Judge of the Delhi High Court. Shri. Easwar is scheduled to take oath on 17.10.2011.
Shri Easwar has qualified as a Lawyer (LLM) and as a Chartered Accountant. He practiced as a Lawyer in Chennai till his appointment as Judicial Member on 11.11.1991. On 07.01.2005 Shri Easwar was elevated to the post of Vice President. On 04.06.2010, he was elevated to the post of Senior Vice President and finally became the President of the Tribunal on 4.6.2010.
In the course of his distinguished career in the Tribunal, Shri. Easwar has been a party to several landmark judgements, some of them being ITO vs. Sak Soft Ltd 121 TTJ (Che) (SB) 865 (s. 10B), Aarthi Shenoy vs. JCIT 75 ITD 100 (Bang) (SB) (capital gains), Surendra Engineering vs. ACIT 86 ITD 121 (Mum)(SB) (80HHC), Cadell Weaving Mills vs. ACIT 80 ITD 79 (Mum) (SB) (115J) etc.
In honour of Shri. Easwar‘s elevation as High Court Judge, a Full Court Farewell function was held today, 14.10.2011. The function was organized by the Tribunal and the Bar Association.
The Chairman of the function was Hon’ble Shri G. E. Veerabhadrappa, Vice President. The other legal luminaries who addressed the gathering were Hon’ble Shri. D. Manmohan, Vice President, ITAT, Dr. K Shivaram, President, ITAT Bar Association, Shri. Arvind H. Dalal, Past President, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Shri. Pavan Kumar Ved, CIT-DR, Shri. S. E Dastur, Past President, ITAT Bar Association and Shri. Dinesh Vyas, Past President, ITAT Bar Association.
All dignitaries paid rich tribute to Shri. Easwar for his stellar contribution to the cause of justice.
A detailed note of the proceedings including the transcript of the speeches will be posted shortly.
We wish Shri. Easwar good luck in his new posting