Motivational Story – Justice Hans Raj Khanna who knew his decision will cost him his position

Justice Khanna sensed that after his stand (against Indira Gandhi & Emergency), his judgeship might be in jeopardy. On the day he was to give his opinion for the fated case, he had mentioned to his sister, “I have prepared my judgment, which is going to cost me the Chief Justice-ship of India.” He was soon proved right. In spite of enjoying the support and respect of all the bar associations and the entire legal community, he was superseded for the post of Chief Justice of India by Indira Gandhi in January 1977, and the same day he sent in his resignation.

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