~ India's nominee to International Court of Justice (ICJ) Dalveer Bhandari has been re-elected to fifth and last seat of world court.
~ He was elected after Britain withdrew its candidate from the election.
~ This is the first time since the ICJ was established in 1945 that there will be no British judge in ICJ.
~ Bhandari is fourth Indian judge to be elected to ICJ after B.N. Rau, Nagendra Singh and R.S. Pathak.
~ He had studied humanities and law from Jodhpur University and practiced law at Rajasthan High Court.
~ He was appointed Chief Justice of Bombay High Court.
~ In October 2005, he was elevated to Supreme Court as judge.
~ He became member of ICJ in 2012.
~ He was conferred with Padma Bhushan in 2014.
International Court of Justice.
~ It is principle judicial body of UN.
~ It was established in 1945.
~ It's headquarters is at Hague in Netherlands.
~ Ronny Abraham is current President of this organisation.
~ It is composed of 15 judges that are elected to nine-year terms of office by UNGA and UN Security Council.