But do you know who was the judge who gave judgement towards Shah Bano?
It was CJI Y V Chandrachud.
A brief story on the judge who took on Maa and her 2 Beta’s.
Ironically the actress of the movie was @AzmiShabana who broke bangles crying intolerance.
When Indira Gandhi's Congress government came back to power
According to Bhagwan D. Dua, A Study in Executive-Judicial Conflict: The Indian Case
Chandrachud had not exactly endeared
(It seems @INCIndia have kept a stable full of lawyers to threaten the judges, Hegde to Chandrachud to Gogoi to Bobde, all get threat from them.)
Undaunted, the Chief Justice continued to defend the judiciary against
In the Shah Bano case, the bench headed by Chief Justice Chandrachud, invoked a provision in The Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 to order maintenance compensation to the
This case caused the Rajiv Gandhi government, with its absolute majority, to pass the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Divorce) Act, 1986 which diluted the judgment of the Supreme Court.
Justice Y.V. Chandrachud after retirement spent time to do what
He concentrated on writing about Laws & discussed few articles inn detail.
He passed away on 14th July 2008, 2 days after his 88th birthday.