Rana Bhagwandas first Hindu Chief Justice of Pakistan passed away [ Current Affairs ]

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Rana Bhagwandas, 72 year old first Hindu Chief Justice of Pakistan passed away February 24, 2015 in Karachi, Pakistan. Rana Bhagwandas was the first Hindu and the second non-Muslim (Alvin Robert Cornelius) to head of the Supreme Court of Pakistan and Alvin Robert Cornelius was Christian.

Rana Bhagwandas from Karachi Pakistan

Rana Bhagwandas from Karachi Pakistan

First Hindu Chief Justice of Pakistan

  • Bhagwandas was born on 20 December 1942 in Naseerabad, Larkana district.
  • He was appointed for first time as a Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) for few days in 2005 and again in 2006 during the absence of then CJP Iftikhar Chaudhry.
  • In 2007, he was again appointed as Chief Justice of Pakistan.

- Published on: March 2, 2015