Rohinton Nariman has resigned as Solicitor General of India. Nariman sent
his resignation letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, with a copy to
union Law Minister Ashwani Kumar, sources here said Monday.
the reasons that triggered Nariman's resignation are not immediately
known, sources said that he and the law minister were not on the same page
on certain issues, and Nariman was upset with the way government
instructions were reaching him.
Nariman was appointed solicitor
general in July 2011, after his predecessor Gopal Subramaniam resigned,
protesting Nariman's appearance in the 2G scam case before the Supreme
The solicitor general is the prime lawyer of the central
government in the Supreme Court.
Nariman reportedly left for
Mumbai after submitting his resignation.