Vice President condoles the passing away of Justice Altamas Kabir.

Kigali, Rwanda
February 20, 2017

The Vice President of India, Shri M. Hamid Ansari has condoled the passing away of former Chief Justice of India, Shri Altamas Kabir. In a message, he said that Justice Kabir will be remembered for his contributions to the strengthening of the judicial system in India and for his learned judgements, particularly on human rights and election laws.

Following is the text of Vice President’s message:

“I am deeply saddened to learn of the demise of Shri Altamas Kabir, former Chief Justice of India

Justice Kabir will be remembered for his contributions to the strengthening of the judicial system in India and for his learned judgements, particularly on human rights and election laws.

I convey my sincere condolences to the bereaved members of the family and join the nation in praying for eternal peace for the departed soul.”