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Former Chief Justice of India JS Verma Died

Justice JS Verma, the former Chief Justice of India died on 22 April 2013 in New Delhi after multiple organ failure. He was of 80 years.

About Justice Jagdish Sharan Verma
  • He was born on 18 January 1933 and completed his early education in Satna, Madhya Pradesh
  • He was the 27th Chief Justice of India on 25 March 1997 and retired on 18 January 1998
  • Justice Verma chaired the committee that was constituted by the Government of India to frame a tougher law to combat crimes against women, in the wake of the 16 December 2012 Delhi gang rape incident in the moving bus
  • He served as the Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission
  • He served as the first Chairperson of the News Broadcasters' Standards Authority
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