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    DELHI: Former Chief Justice of India AM Ahmadi passes away.

    Report By - Syed  Bahadur Abbas Naqvi.

    Hon’ble Justice A M AHMADI- former Chief Justice of India from 25 October 1994 – 24 March 1997 - and two times Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University passed away early today morning at his home in Delhi. 

    Having begun his judicial career as a City Civil and Session Court Ahmedabad, he was the only Chief Justice of India who started at the very lowest rank to rise to the highest position of the Indian judiciary. Justice Ahmadi was a felicitated jurist not only in India but across the world. He was invited by various international organizations including UNO and World Bank to lead special projects. He was the recipient of honors from highly reputable legal institutions such as American Inn of Laws and Middle Temple Inn of honorable society of Middle Temple, London.Apart from receiving the  degree of Doctor of Laws (Honoris Causa) from six of the most reputable Indian universities. Author of numerous path breaking judgements, his expertise was wide, ranging from Constitutional law to Human rights, Freedom of speech, Criminal, Taxation, Centre State and interstate relations. A man of principles, he did not shy away from controversial judgements. He dissented in the Judges' case, wrote a seperate judgement in the Bommais' case, passed the midnight judgement against General Vaidya's assassins and formed.part of the minority in a judgement relating to Acquisition of Certain Area at Ayodhya Act to be unconstitutional.

    Apart from being one of the longest serving Chief Justices of India, he also shouldered the responsibility of heading various Commissions and was contributing actively in the field of Arbitrations till the end of his life.

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