T R Andhyarujina
Who is T R Andhyarujina?
He was the Solicitor-General of India from 1996 to 1998. Prior to that he was the Advocate-General of Maharashtra from 1993 to 1995. He specializes in the field of constitutional law, human rights, public law and commercial law. He is widely regarded for his expertise in a branch of constitutional law relating to parliamentary privileges.
He was a student of the Government Law College, Bombay between 1955 to 1957. He was awarded the Sir Charles Sergeant Scholarship and the Vishnu Dhurander Gold medal in law by the Bombay University. He was selected for the Indian Foreign Service in 1958 but opted to practise law. He was a Counsel in the Chamber of the foremost Constitutional Law authority of India, Mr. H M Seervai, the then Advocate-General of Bombay from 1958 to 1974 and appeared for the State of Maharashtra in the Bombay High court and the Supreme Court of India alongside him.
Some of the important cases in which he has appeared in the Supreme Court are: Kesavananda Bharati v. The State of Kerala case, The Parliamentary Privileges Case, Sexual Harassment of Women case, the Narmada, Cauvery and Krishna River Water Disputes Cases, the Legislative Assemblies Dissolution case, Hindustan Lever and Tomco Merger case, JMM Bribery case, Raja Ram Pal vs. Hon’ble Speaker, I.R. Coelho vs. State of Tamil Nadu, Ashoka Kumar Thakur v. Union of India, Glanrock Estate v. State of Tamil Nadu, Aruna Shanbaug v. Union of India, and Novartis v. Union of India & Others.
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