Published On : Thu, Jan 3rd, 2019

Chandrashekhar Dharmadhikari dies in Nagpur, last rites at Ambazari

Nagpur: Senior Gandhian and former Chief Justice of Mumbai High Court Chandrashekhar Dharmadhikari died at a private hospital in Nagpur. He breathed his last early Thursday at around 1.30 am. He was 92 years old. He was admitted to the hospital last week, following a massive heart attack.

His mortal remains has been kept at Nagpur’s Sarvodaya Ashram where his well wishers and followers visited in large numbers to pay tributes to the departed soul.

Dharmadhikari’s last rites will be performed at 4 pm on Thursday at Ambazari Ghat here.

Chandrashekhar Shankar Dharmadhikari was born on November 20, 1927 in Raipur in neighbouring Chhattisgarh (formerly Madhya Pradesh). He got his primary education at Nagpur’s primary NMC school. He was also a part of freedom struggle and was honored with Padmabhushan award for exemplary works.