The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has condoled the passing away of Shri Goolam E. Vahanvati, former Attorney General of India.
In a condolence message to his wife, Smt. Nafisa Vahanvati, the President has said, “I am extremely saddened to learn about the passing away of your husband, Shri Goolam E. Vahanvati, former Attorney General of India.
Shri Vahanvati rendered distinguished services as the Attorney General and the Solicitor General of India. Starting his practice in Mumbai, he ably handled various matters involving important constitutional issues. In his death, we have lost a highly respected and an eminent personality, whose contributions to the field of law shall always be remembered.
Kindly accept my heartfelt condolences and convey the same to other members of your family. I pray to the Almighty to give you and your family the strength and courage to bear this irreparable loss”.