New ITAT President Appointed Amidst Warm Farewell To Retiring President

Hon’ble Justice (Retd) Dev Darshan Sud was given a warm farewell on the occasion of his retirement from the post of Hon’ble President of the ITAT. The Government has appointed a new President in an officiating capacity.

Hon’ble Justice (Retd) Dev Darshan Sud retired from the post of President of the ITAT on 17th February 2017.

To mark the occasion, the ITAT organized a Full Court farewell function on 17th February 2017.

The function was attended by the present and former Members of the ITAT, Advocates, Chartered accountants and Departmental Representatives.

Amongst the dignitaries present were Vice-Presidents Hon’ble Shri. G. D. Agarwal and Hon’ble Shri D. Manmohan, Ms. Arati Vissanji, President of the ITAT Bar Association, Shri. Nilesh Vikamshey, President of the ICAI, Ms. Malathi Sridharan, CIT-DR, and other eminent Advocates and Chartered Accountants.

(L-R) Hon’ble G. D. Agrawal, Shri. Y. P. Trivedi, Hon’ble Sud, Dr. K. Shivaram, Ms. Aarti Visanji, Shri. Dinesh Vyas

Appointment of new President in officiating capacity

The Government has appointed Hon’ble Shri G.D. Agrawal, Vice President, to take charge as the officiating President of the ITAT.

Hon’ble Shri G.D. Agrawal is a Chartered Accountant (FCA). He was in practice for about 15 years before being elevated to the Bench in May 1994.


(Hon’ble G. D. Agrawal explains nuances of how to file and argue appeals before the ITAT)

The learned officiating President has rich experience in matters relating to the administration of the ITAT.

We wish Hon’ble Shri. G. D. Agarwal good luck in his new responsibility.


6 comments on “New ITAT President Appointed Amidst Warm Farewell To Retiring President
  1. CA GAUTAM BANERJEE KOLKATA says:

    Congratulation Mr. G.D. Agarwal for being elevated to the post of ITAT President .We had long inter action during his stay in Kolkata . Wish him a very successful and enjoyable life to come.Must be remembering our Accountants Library in Calcutta.Thank U

  2. Sher singh says:

    Finally we have a president of ITAT who sits on bench !

  3. b.s.waghela says:

    Congratulations Sir ! Are you the same Gentleman who was ITAT member at Nagpur / Jabalpur ?

  4. Rajesh Bhardwaj says:

    Heartiest congratulations to Shri G.D. Agarwal on taking over the charge of President ITAT. I had interaction with him when I was at Kolkata as in charge of ITAT matters from income tax department and was impressed by his pragmatic outlook in dealing with matters and communicating with us in regular meetings. Wish him the best.

  5. PC Yadav says:

    Sir u are welcome to this post and sincere gratitude of Delhi ITAT Bar and my Executive Team is with you.

  6. Nem Singh says:

    Most welcome and very most congratulations Hon’ble Officiating President of ITAT Shri G. D. Agrawal sahab!Regards

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