Former Chief Justice PN Bhagwati  died on Thursday after a short illness. He is known for introducing judicial activism in the country by bringing the concept of Public Interest Litigation (PIL). Bhagwati, 95, is survived by his wife Prabhavati Bhagwati and three daughters. The funeral will be held on June 17.
The 17th Chief Justice of India, Bhagwati remained on the highest judicial post between July 1985 and December 1986.