Guv, CM, Abdullahs, Azad, ors express grief

Guv, CM, Abdullahs, Azad, ors express grief

Jammu, Dec 1: Governor N.N. Vohra has condoled the sad passing of Dr. A.S. Anand, former Chief Justice of India and Chairman of National Human Rights Commission, whom he had known well for many years.
In a message, the Governor has prayed to the Almighty for granting peace to the departed soul and strength to the bereaved family to bear this unfortunate loss.
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.
Dr. Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah on Friday expressed profound grief and sorrow over the demise of Former Chief Justice of India, Justice Adarsh Sen Anand. Extending their heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family, Dr. Farooq and Omar Abdullah prayed for peace to the departed soul.
Saying that Justice Anand was an illustrious son-of-the-soil and had brought laurels to the State, Dr. Farooq Abdullah highlighted his contributions in the field of justice and said his work would be remembered for a long time to come.
Senior NC Leaders including NC General Secretary Haji Ali Muhammad Sagar, Additional General Secretary Dr. Sheikh Mustafa Kamal, Provincial Presidents Nasir Aslam Wani and Devender Singh Rana, State Spokesperson Junaid Mattu besides party functionaries and legislators have also expressed grief over Justice Anand’s demise and prayed for peace to the departed soul.
Leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad expresses his heartfelt condolences on the sad demise of Adarsh Sein Anand, former Chief Justice of India and former Chief Justice of Jammu & Kashmir High Court and Madras High Court and the doyen of speedy and efficient justice system for our country.
“Adarsh Sein Anand, as the Chairman of the National Legal Services Authority, was instrumental in ensuring the formation of a Lok Adalatas at district levels across the country. He will be remembered for his honesty, uprightness and selfless service for the nation for many years to come. I pray that his departed soul may rest in peace and offer my heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family” said Azad.