Rajinder Sachar

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Rajindar Sachar
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Born(1923-12-22)22 December 1923
Died20 April 2018(2018-04-20) (aged 94)
New Delhi, India
NationalityIndian
OccupationLawyer, Judge
Known forCivil rights activity

Rajindar Sachar (22 December 1923 – 20 April 2018) was a Pakistani-born Indian lawyer and political activist. He served as Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court in 1985. He was a member of the United Nations Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights. He has served as a counsel for the People's Union for Civil Liberties.

On 16 August 2011 Sachar was arrested in New Delhi during protests over the detention of Anna Hazare and his supporters.[1]

Sachar died in New Delhi on 20 April 2018 of pneumonia at the age of 94.[2]

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  1. Zore, Prasanna D (16 August 2011). "Justice Sachar detained at Anna fast venue". Rediff.com India News. Retrieved 24 April 2012.
  2. Former Delhi High Court Chief Justice Rajinder Sachar passes away