Veteran lawyer, former attorney general and Padma Vibhushan recipient Soli Sorabjee passed away on Friday morning after getting infected with Covid-19. He was admitted at a private hospital in Delhi. He was 91.
He began his legal practice in 1953 in Bombay high court. In 1971, he was designated senior counsel of the Supreme Court. He became the attorney general of India first from 1989-90 and then from 1998-2004.