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Article: The darkest hour

In one of the biggest paradoxes of modern India, (Retd.) Justice P.N. Bhagwati, a champion of human rights law and Public Interest Litigation, is also believed to have put the final nail in the coffin of democracy, through his decision in A.D.M. Jabalpur v. Shivkant Shukla (AIR 1976 SC 1207). Speaking to Rainmaker’s Aju John about his judgment, the former Chief Justice of India refused to absolve himself and its impact on modern Indian legal history. Watch the video on myLaw.net.

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