Adv Ashok Bhan receives lifetime achievement award in Delhi

Srinagar, Feb 12 (KNS): Prominent Legal Eagle and geo-strategic expert Ashok Bhan received a life time award from New Delhi based “Kashmir Educational, Cultural & Scientific Society” a reputed organisation founded by distinguished professionals in diverse fields.

According to a statement, the life time award was conferred to Ashok Bhan for his distinguished professional and social services by the Chairman of the society at a function attended by galaxy of prominent, authors, bureaucrats, cultural personalities, professors, lawyers and public representatives.

He is among the senior most advocates at the Supreme Court of India and has handled high-profile cases across the country. ?

He worked in Jammu and Kashmir High Court and was one of the prominent advocates till 1988.

From 1989 to till date, Bhan has been continuously handling matters of great importance, high-profile cases, and other matters.?

Bhan, who worked as a special senior advocate for the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and argued against YS Jaganmohan Reddy in the disproportionate assets case is now arguing on behalf of Amaravati farmers.?

He successfully argued for CBI in a disproportionate assets case and pitched against the likes of Harish Salve, Mukul Rohatgi, Gopal Subramanyam, and Ram Jethmalani.Shanti Bhushan, & other eminent lawyers of the Country.?

He started his engagement with CBI in Bofors case in the nineties and argued highly sensitive matters namely the Chandraswami case, Kethan Parikh hawala matter, Yaderappa’s corruption case, Mining scandal etc. in various high courts and in Supreme Court.

?Bhan is also chairman of Kashmir (Policy & Strategy) Group and has also represented cooperate houses and many civil matters and many arbitrations. 

He is also a working with London-based law firm that keeps consulting him on various important matters and arbitrations.

Receiving a distinguished KECSS life time award 2023 from an organisation hugely respectable makes me happy,humble and grateful.

Meanwhile, Bhan said besides KECSS award 2024 that is a moment of the pride and happiness, the greatest award is the appreciation of the clients for whom he articulate the causes in Supreme Court, various High Courts and other forums. 

“I continue to receive good wishes from the people for my public services, columns and speeches,” he said. (KNS)

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