Bhushan Ramkrishna Gavai
|Judge of Supreme Court of India|
|Assumed office |
24 May 2019
|Nominated by||Ranjan Gogoi|
|Appointed by||Ram Nath Kovind|
|Judge of Bombay High Court|
14 November 2003 – 23 May 2019
|Nominated by||V. N. Khare|
|Appointed by||A. P. J. Abdul Kalam|
|Born||24 November 1960|
Amravati, Maharashtra, India
Ramakrishan Bhushan Gavai was born to R. S. Gavai and Kamala. His father led the Republican Party of India (Gavai) faction, former M.P and governor. His brother Rajendra Gavai is also a politician. His family is inspired by B. R. Ambedkar and follow Buddhism.
Bhushan Ramkrishna Gavai Born on 24 November 1960 at Amravati and joined Bar on 16 March 1985. He worked with Bar. Raja S. Bhonsale, former Advocate General and Judge of High Court. He practiced independently at Bombay High Court from 1987 to 1990. After 1990, practised mainly before Nagpur Bench of Bombay High Court. Also Practised in Constitutional Law and Administrative Law.
He was Standing Counsel for Municipal Corporation of Nagpur, Amravati Municipal Corporation and Amravati University. Appeared regularly for various autonomous bodies and Corporations like SICOM, DCVL etc. and various Municipal Councils in Vidarbha region.
Also appointed as Assistant Government Pleader and Additional Public Prosecutor in the High Court of Judicature at Bombay, Nagpur Bench, from August, 1992 to July, 1993. Later, appointed as Government Pleader and Public Prosecutor for Nagpur Bench on 17 January 2000. Elevated as Additional Judge of the High Court on 14 November 2003.
- "SC Collegium recommends four judges for elevation to the apex court". The Indian Express. 10 May 2019. Retrieved 7 June 2019.
- "Justice Bhushan Gavai of Bombay HC recommended for elevation as SC Judge". The Times of India. 10 May 2019. Retrieved 10 May 2019.
- "R S Gavai, veteran Ambedkarite leader, dies at 86". The Indian Express. 26 July 2015. Retrieved 4 July 2019.
- Sikka, Sonia; Puri, Bindu; Beaman, Lori G. (11 August 2015). Living with Religious Diversity. Routledge. ISBN 9781317370987.
- "Justice Gavai in line to become second Dalit CJI as govt clears names of four judges for Supreme Court". The Indian Express. 22 May 2019. Retrieved 14 June 2020.
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