C. K. Daphtary

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C. K. Daphtary
Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha
In office
1972-1978
ConstituencyNominated[1]
Attorney General of India [2]
In office
2 March 1963 – 30 October 1968
Preceded byM. C. Setalvad
Succeeded byNiren De
Solicitor General of India
In office
28 January 1950 – 1 March 1963
Succeeded byH.N. Sanyal
Personal details
Born(1893-04-01)1 April 1893 [3]
Died18 February 1983(1983-02-18) (aged 89)
Spouse(s)Sushila Daphtary
Children1 Son and 2 daughters
AwardsPadma Vibhushan (1967)

Chander Kishan Daphtary ( 1 April 1893 – 18 February 1983) was an Indian lawyer and was the first Solicitor General of India from 1950 to 1963. He was the Attorney General for India from 1963 to 1968.[4][5] He was the President of the Bar Association of India.[6] He was nominated to the Rajya Sabha the Upper House of Indian Parliament from 1972 to 1978. He was awarded the Padma Vibhushan in 1967[7][8][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List Of Nominated Members Since 1952". Rajya Sabha. Archived from the original on 1 January 2012. Retrieved 17 January 2019.
  2. ^ PEU GHOSH (1 April 2017). INDIAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS. PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd. pp. 445–. ISBN 978-81-203-5318-3. Retrieved 17 January 2019.
  3. ^ "RAJYA SABHA MEMBERS BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES 1952 - 2003" (PDF). Rajya Sabha. Retrieved 17 January 2019.
  4. ^ Attorney General of Independent India Archived 2012-06-25 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ "List of Attorney Generals of India". Jagran Josh. 20 December 2017. Retrieved 17 January 2019.
  6. ^ Kuldip Nayar (10 August 2012). Beyond the Lines: An Autobiography. Roli Books Private Limited. pp. 384–. ISBN 978-81-7436-821-8. Retrieved 17 January 2019.
  7. ^ Trimbak Krishna Tope (1963). The Constitution of India. Popular Prakashan. p. 252. Retrieved 17 January 2019.
  8. ^ Fali S. Nariman (1 June 2010). Before Memory Fades: An Autobiography. Hay House, Inc. pp. 43–. ISBN 978-93-81398-00-5. Retrieved 17 January 2019.
  9. ^ The Illustrated Weekly of India. Published for the proprietors, Bennett, Coleman & Company, Limited, at the Times of India Press. 1972. p. 11. Retrieved 17 January 2019.