Renowned jurist Fali S. Nariman passes away

In January 1991, Nariman was granted the Padma Bhushan, and in 2007,Padma Vibhushan
Renowned jurist Fali S. Nariman passes away

Fali S. Nariman, a prominent attorney for the Supreme Court and a renowned constitutional jurist, passed away in New Delhi on Wednesday at the age of 95.

As a notable character in Indian legal history, he stood out. 1991 saw him receive the Padma Bhushan, and 2007 saw him receive the Padma Vibhushan. He created a name for himself as a constitutional lawyer and senior advocate to the Indian Supreme Court .After receiving his legal degree, he started his career in the legal industry. His knowledge in constitutional law and international arbitration in particular earned him respect.

Nariman joined the Bombay High Court as an advocate in November 1950 and was promoted to senior counsel in 1961. He has been practicing law for more than 70 years. He started out at the Bombay High Court before moving to New Delhi in 1972 to serve for the Supreme Court of India. In addition, he moved from Bombay to Delhi in May 1972 and held the position of Additional Solicitor General of India.

The veteran argued in a number of important cases that had an impact on the creation of the collegium system, including the NJAC decision and the SC AoR Association case. He also took part in instances addressing the scope of minority rights under Article 30, such as the TMA Pai case. Notably, Nariman resigned from his job as India's Additional Solicitor General in June 1975 due to his disagreement with the government of Indira Gandhi's proclamation of emergency.