NCLAT chairperson treated worse than daily wage earner: Chidambaram

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New Delhi, Sep 17 (PTI) A day after the Centre permitted acting NCLAT chairperson Justice Ashok Iqbal Singh Cheema to continue in office till September 20, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Friday attacked the government, saying he was treated "worse than a daily wage earner".

"The Chairperson of NCLAT is treated worse than a daily wage earner," he said.

"Consider the shabby manner in which the central government treated Mr Justice Cheema, Acting Chairperson of NCLAT. Appointed Acting Chairperson, prematurely terminated on Sep 10, re-instated today, and will serve until Sep. 20!" Chidambaram tweeted.