The Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid has finally been closed with the decision of supreme court of Hindus getting the entire disputed land of 2.77 acres and Muslims an alternate land of 5 acres.
The brain behind the Hindus’ victory was of Parasaran K, who represented Ram Lalla Virajman in the title suit.
Who is Senior Advocate Kesavan Parasaran?
Parasaran, the ‘Pitamah’ of the Indian bar, was born on 9th of October 1927. The former Rajya Sabha member has served as the Attorney General of India between 1983 and 1989.
Kesavan Parasaran’s Family
Parasaran’s father ‘Kesava Iyengar’, was a lawyer. Parasaran has two sons – Mohan and Satish.
Kesavan Parasaran’s Education
Kesavan has done Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and Bachelor of Law (L.L.B). During graduation, Parasaran was awarded Shri Justice C.V. Kumaraswami Sastri Sanskrit Medal and the Justice Shri V. Bhashyam Iyengar Gold Medal in Hindu Law.
Kesavan Parasaran’s Career
Kesavan Parasaran enrolled in the Bar Council in the early 1950s and served as the solicitor general of Tamil Nadu between 1976-77.
Along with long standing association with Congress government, He has worked in the drafting and editorial committee to review the constitutuon’s working under Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
Kesavan Parasaran’s Achievements
Being awarded Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan, He also received the Justice Shri K.S. Krishnaswamy Iyengar Medal in his Bar Council examination.
Kesavan Parasaran’s Connect With Ayodhya Dispute
Kesavan was an encyclopedia of Hinduism. Parasaran described the significance of Lord Ram’s birthplace as “Janani Janma-bhoomi-scha swargadapi gariyasi (mother and motherland are greater than the heavens above).”
Kesavan’s High Profile Cases in the Past
Parasaran represented Lord Ayyappa in the Sabarimala case on whether women in the mensturation age can enter the temple.
Kesavan’s Bigamy Quote
“I admitted in an open meeting that I have committed the offence of bigamy. In 1949, having married my first wife Saroja, when I enrolled myself as a lawyer, a year later, I married my second wife by name ‘law’,” Parasaran was quoted as saying in an interview. “Law is always a jealous mistress. One has more affection towards the second wife. So, I spent more time with law than my own first wife.”