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Eminent Jurist Tehmtan R Andhyarujina passes away

Before joining the Bar, Andhyarujina was selected as Indian Foreign Services in 1958.

Mar 28, 2017 10:00 IST
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jurist Tehmtan R Andhyarujina Senior Advocate and eminent jurist Tehmtan R Andhyarujina passed away on 28 March 2017 following a brief illness. He was 84.

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He was widely regarded for his expertise in a branch of constitutional law relating to parliamentary privileges.

About Tehmtan R Andhyarujina

• He was the Solicitor General of India from 1996 to 1998.
• Prior to that, he was the Advocate-General of Maharashtra from 1993 to 1995.
• He specializes in the field of constitutional law, human rights, public law and commercial law.
• He was the Chairman of the Committee on Banking Laws (Andhyarujina Committee) appointed by the Union Government in 1998 which led to the passing of SARFAESI Act, 2002.
• He authored 'The Kesavananda Bharati Case: The untold story of struggle for supremacy by Supreme Court and Parliament'- a book about the landmark Judgment in Kesavananda Bharati Case in which he was also appeared.
• He also authored Judicial Activism and Constitutional Democracy in India (1992) and Judges and Judicial Accountability (2002).
• Before joining the Bar, Andhyarujina was selected as Indian Foreign Services in 1958.
• He was born as Tehmtan Rustomji Andhyarujina in 1933.

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