Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has expressed grief over the death of former Chief Justice of India, Dr Justice Adarsh Sein Anand who passed away early today.
In her condolence message, the Chief Minister described Justice Anand as an eminent jurist of the country who considered justice to be a constitutional right and would long be remembered for providing inexpensive justice to people. She said his judgments on issues of public interest would continue to guide the legal and legislative fraternity to work for the collective good of the society.
Mehbooba Mufti also recalled the contribution of Justice Anand, a son of the soil, in introducing the concept of Lok Adalats as the chairman of National Legal Services Authority and also as the chairman of National Human Rights Commission of India.
The Chief Minister has prayed for peace to the departed soul and extended her heartfelt sympathies to the bereaved family of Justice Anand.