Former Attorney General  and Padma bhushan awardee Ashok Desai passed away at 77

Former Attorney General  and Padma bhushan awardee Ashok Desai passed away at 77

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Former Attorney General  and Padma bhushan awardee Ashok Desai passed away at 77

When?

    • On 13th April 2020

Who is he?

    • The former Attorney General and
    • Senior Advocate practicing in the Supreme Court of India (SC)

Awards for Ashok Desai

    • Padma Bhushan
    • The Law Luminary Award in 2001 by the Government of India.
    • Golden Anniversary Rotary Prize for University of London in 1956.

Books by Ashok Desai

    • Supreme but not Infallible: Essays in honour of the Supreme Court of India
    • Judicial Overreach: A critique in 2013.

Posts Held by Ashok Desai?

    1. Senior advocate in Bombay High Court
    2. Solicitor General of India
    3. Attorney General of India

Success of Ashok Desai?

    • He was responsible for decriminalisation of homosexuality
    • allegation of corruption against high-ranking public officials
    • striking down the censorship laws in Maharashtra

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