JUSTICE MEHAR CHAND MAHAJAN- FAMOUS PERSONALITIES OF HIMACHAL PRADESH

JUSTICE MEHAR CHAND MAHAJAN- FAMOUS PERSONALITIES OF HIMACHAL PRADESH

✓Born on 23 Dec. 1889 in Tikka Nagrota villages, Kangra.

✓His father was Babu Briji Lal.

✓Immediately after his birth he was declared inauspicious and it was advised that his father must not see his face for 12 years.

✓ So he was sent away and brought up by a Rajput family of Maya and Rugtu whose son Gopalu was without any child.

Babu Briji lal, who was staunch believer in astrology, called a conference of highly learned people and asked them to reconsider his child’s future.

✓ This conference continued for some days and finally they declared him very lucky and would either become judge or minister.

He was brought back from exile at the age of seven.

✓He was appointed as Judge of Lahore High court on 27th Sep 1943.

✓After partition he served as Prime Minister of Kashmir.

✓He was the  3 rd CHIEF JUSTICE OF INDIA (Supreme Court) from 4th January 1954 to 23″ December 1954.

✓He wrote Looking Back”(auto biography).

India Post has released a commemorative postage stamp on Justice Mehr Chand Mahajan on 31st December 2017

 

JUSTICE MEHAR CHAND MAHAJAN- FAMOUS PERSONALITIES OF HIMACHAL PRADESH
Commemorative Postage stamp on Justice Mehr Chand Mahajan