Shanti Bhushan: Wiki, Bio, Age, Career, Death, Activism, Kids, Wife

Shanti Bhushan: Wiki, Bio, Age, Career, Death, Activism, Kids, Wife, Net Worth, Clients, Cases, Son, Daughter, Education, Hometown, Birthplace, Profession: Shanti Bhushan was a politician, lawyer, legal activist, and former Union Law Minister of India who has served in many sorts of national activism during the time of Indra Gandhi. Shanti Bhushan was also known for his services in the Supreme Court of India. Every Indian is mourning the death of a such legend who has lived for more than 9 decades.

Shanti Bhushan

Shanti Bhushan Bio/Wiki

The Indian national, Shanti Bhushan has taken birth in Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh, India during the times of the United Provinces, British India. He belongs to a reputed Hindu Indian family. Bhushan has played several roles in his lifetime, including being a lawyer, activist, and politician. He has been named in the Indian Express’s 2009’s most powerful Indians in 74th position. During his political career, he served as a Rajya Sabha MP along with a member of Congress and the Bhartiya Janta Party.

Shanti Bhushan Age, Height, and Physical Appearance

Shanti Bhushan was born during British rule in India on the 11th of November 1925 and died at the age of 97. He was a tall man at 5 feet and 9 inches and has black eye color with white hair.

Shanti Bhushan Childhood, Parents, and Siblings

The Indian advocate and politician, Shanti Bhushan was born into a very big family of 12 members, his parents along with 10 children including Shanti. His father’s name is Vishwamitra he said to have a share in AJL but he died in Shanti’s early childhood leaving behind 10 children with a widowed mother. He attended the Ewing Christian Public School of Pragyaraj, now in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.

Shanti Bhushan Personal life, Wife, and Children

Shanti Bhushan married to Kumud Bhushan and welcomed 4 children, Prashant Bhushan, Jayant Bhushan, Shalini Gupta, and Shefali Bhushan. Prashant Bhushan is a public interest lawyer in the Supreme Court of India. He has also known for his participation in Anna Hazare’s movement of Team Anna.

Shanti Bhushan

Shanti Bhushan Career

Shanti started his career by joining the Congress party. In 1977, he became the member of Rajya Sabha and serves as the Union Law Minister in Morarji Desai cabinet till 1979. He served as a law minster in many memorable way including introducing 44th Amendment of the Constitution of India. He started a non-governmental organisation(NGO) for the public interest litigation.

Mr. Bhushan combined with his son, Prashant Bhushan( a lawyer activist), Shanti started a campaign for Judicial Accountability and Judicial reform(CJAR). After his journey of Union minister, Shanti become the part of Bhartiya Janata Party in 1980 and stay with them for 6 years but in 1986 elections, he quit from it as the party wouldn’t listen to his advice on a petition. Bhushan was also a part of Anna Hazare movement and joined Anna Hazare in many of his rallies. In 2012, Shanti Bhushan joined the Aam Admi Party‘s formal formation on 26th November and become the first member to join it.

Shanti Bhushan Cases and Clients

  • Shanti Bhushan fought a case against Indira Gandhi and represented Raj Narain which he won and Indira Gandhi was judged guilty by justice Jagmohan Lal Sinha after which the state of emergency was declared in India.
  • He appeared for 2 defendants in 1994 who were accused in the Mumbai Bomb blast case of 1993.
  • In 2002, he fought for a Arundhati Roy in Supreme Court.
  • In 2008, he represented Shaukat Hussain for his role n Indian Parliament Attack of 2001.
  • He also counselled for H. D. Deve Gowda, former Prime Minister of India, in a petition related to land allocation for the Bangalore-Mysore Infrastructure Corridor.
  • He also fought for Rajendra Singh Lodha in the Birla Corporation assets.

Shanti Bhushan Death

The former Union Lawyer Minister and activist, Shanti Bhushan, who has been a part of Congress, BJP, and the founding member of Aam Aadmi Party has died on 31st January 2023 in the capital of India, Delhi.

Shanti Bhushan Net Worth

The former Union Law Minister has an estimated net worth at the time of his death was around $1.5 million.

Below are the details about Shanti Bhushan, his age, birthday, birthplace, zodiac, nationality, ethnicity, religion, caste, address, parents, father, mother, siblings, sister, brother, relationship status, wife, children, career, hobbies, height, weight, body measurements, eye color, hair color, nickname, net worth and more.

Information Table

Name Shanti Bhushan
Nickname N/A
Gender Male
Profession  Lawyer and activist
Height (approx.) 5 feet and 9 inches
Weight (approx.) N/A
Figure Measurements Not Available
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour White
Date of Birth 11 November 1925
Age (at the time of death) 97
Birth Place Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Scorpio
Nationality Indian
Hometown Uttar Pradesh, India
School Ewing Christian College
College/University NA
Educational Qualification Graduate
Religion Hindu
Ethnicity Indian
Date of Death 31 January 2023
Death Place New Delhi, India
Hobbies/Interests N/A
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Boyfriends/Girlfriends Not Available
Sexuality Straight
Parents Father- Vishwamitra mother- not known
Siblings  9 siblings
Husband/Wife/Spouse Kumud Bhushan
Children Son- Prashant Bhushan and Jayant Bhushan

Daughters- Shalini Gupta and Shefali Bhushan.

Net Worth $1.5 million estimated

Social Media Accounts of the Lawyer

Not active on social media. 

Some lesser Known Facts About the Activist

  • Shanti played a prominent role in the anti-corruption movement of India called as India Against Corruption.
  • He has been named in the Indian Express’s 2009’s most powerful Indians in 74th position along with his son, Prashant Bhushan.
  • He has been a part of 3 major political parties in India which are the Congress, Bhartiya Janata Party, and Aam Aadmi Party.

FAQs on The Lawyer

1)How old is he at the time of his death?

He died at the age of 97.

2)What is the name of his wife?

His wife’s name is Kumud Bhushan

3)What is his birth place?

He was born at the time of British rule in India in Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh, India.

4)What was his net worth?

His net worth at the time of his death was $1.5 million.

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