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Sanjiv Khanna:
Hon'ble Mr. Justice Sanjiv Khanna is currently a sitting Judge of the Supreme Court of India. He completed his schooling from Delhi's prestigious Modern School, Barakhamba Road in the year 1977. After graduating in the year 1980 from St. Stephen's College, University of Delhi, he studied Law at Campus Law Centre, University of Delhi. His father Justice Dev Raj Khanna retired as a Judge from Delhi High Court in 1985 and his mother Mrs. Saroj Khanna worked as a Hindi lecturer at Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi University. Justice Sanjiv Khanna is also the nephew of a former Judge of the Supreme Court of India, Justice Hans Raj Khanna, who propounded the Basic Structure Doctrine in 1973 and famously delivered the lone dissenting judgement in the ADM Jabalpur v. Shiv Kant Shukla case, popularly known as the Habeas Corpus case, in 1976 and was superseded to the office of the Chief Justice of India by M. H. Beg at the behest of the then Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi, protesting which he resigned from the court in early 1977.


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