Kesavananda Bharati, seer behind ‘basic structure of Constitution’ case, dies aged 79 at his Kerala ashram
Over the years, the name of Bharati had become synonymous with constitutional law after a 13-judge bench of the Supreme Court on April 24, 1973 delivered its historic verdict in the case known as Kesavananda Bharati v.
Updated on Sep 07, 2020 03:43 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By Murali Krishnan, New Delhi
PM Modi condoles Kesavananda Bharati’s demise, says Kerala seer will continue to inspire generations
The 79-year-old seer Bharati died due to age-related ailments on Sunday at the Edaneer Mutt, which was headed by him for more than five decades.
Published on Sep 06, 2020 06:14 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai
He had challenged the law after the legislation regarding land reforms had threatened to strip his mutt of its property which was the only source of income for the ashram
Updated on Sep 06, 2020 09:21 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Murali Krishnan
Bharati had filed a case challenging the Constitution (29th Amendment) Act, 1972, questioning the Kerala government move to take over the mutt property.
Updated on Sep 06, 2020 08:54 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By Ramesh Babu
The SC has addressed the heart of the issue and held that enrolment in Aadhaar of the unprivileged and marginalised section of society, in order to avail the fruits of welfare schemes of the government, actually amounts to empowering these persons
Updated on Sep 27, 2018 12:42 PM IST
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