Former acting chief justice of Gujarat High Court and a former judge of Allahabad High Court, Justice Vijay Manohar Sahai, died at AIIMS, New Delhi due to kidney ailment on Tuesday morning. He was 66.
He is survived by his wife, son, and daughter.
Born on August 13, 1953, Justice Sahai graduated in law from Allahabad University in 1975 and got himself enrolled as an advocate in 1976. He began his law practice at Allahabad High Court. He practiced mainly on civil writ and taxation and appeared in a large number of important cases for UP Service Commission, UP State Road Transport Corporation and for various insurance corporations.
Subsequently, he was elevated as judge of Allahabad High Court on February 5, 1999 , and later joined the Gujarat High Court on November 28, 2010