Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday condoled the demise of Kesavananda Bharati Sripadagalvaru and mentioned that the Kerala seer, deeply hooked up to India and Structure, will proceed to encourage generations.
“We are going to all the time bear in mind Pujya Kesavananda Bharati Ji for his contributions in direction of neighborhood service and empowering the downtrodden. He was deeply hooked up to India’s wealthy tradition and our nice Structure. He’ll proceed to encourage generations,” PM Modi mentioned in a tweet.
The 79-year-old seer Bharati died on account of age-related illnesses on Sunday on the Edaneer Mutt, which was headed by him for greater than 5 many years.
Bharati is recognised because the petitioner in a landmark judgment given by Supreme Courtroom on the celebrated doctrine of primary construction of the Structure.
The case by which Bharati had challenged Kerala Land Reform legal guidelines practically 4 many years in the past set the precept that the Supreme Courtroom is the guardian of the essential construction of the Structure and the decision concerned 13 judges, the most important bench ever to sit down within the apex court docket.
(With inputs from PTI)