Former Delhi High Court Chief Justice Rajinder Sachar Dies At 94

Rajinder Sachar was associated with the People's Union for Civil Liberties, a rights group, since his retirement.

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Former Delhi High Court Chief Justice Rajinder Sachar Dies At 94

Rajinder Sachar was Chief Justice of Delhi High Court from August 6, 1985, to December 22, 1985.


NEW DELHI:  Former Delhi High Court Chief Justice Rajinder Singh Sachar died at a private hospital in Delhi today, a family friend said.

Rajinder Sachar, who was the chairperson of a committee set up by the previous UPA government to look into the social, economic and educational status of Muslims in India, was 94.

He was admitted to Fortis Hospital in New Delhi earlier this week where he was undergoing treatment.

"He passed away at around 12 PM. He was undergoing treatment for ailments related to old age," the family friend said.

Rajinder Sachar, who was Chief Justice from August 6, 1985, to December 22, 1985, was associated with the People's Union for Civil Liberties, a rights group since his retirement.

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