- We know many of you must have heard his name recently in the Coal Block de- allocation and as the member of the Aam Aadmi Party exposing many politicians and industrialists. But there is an interesting story behind this PIL crusader, the son of Senior Advocate Shanti Bhushan becoming an advocate.
Who is Mr. Prashant Bhusan?
Prashant Bhushan is an Indian legal advisor, dissident and legislator. He is noted for his utilization of open intrigue case (PIL) to help various makes related defilement, ecological assurance, and human rights. He was a conspicuous individual from the group of the India Against Corruption (IAC) development known as Team Anna which bolstered Anna Hazare’s battle for the execution of the Jan Lokpal Bill. After a split in IAC, he helped Team Anna frame the Aam Aadmi Party and was behind the majority of AAP’s exposures. In 2015, he made a few affirmations against the gathering’s administration, it’s working and deviation from its center belief system, qualities, and duties. He is among the author individuals from Swaraj Abhiyan and is a power behind Sambhaavnaa, an Institute of Public Policy and Politics.
Early Life of Mr. Prashant Bhusan–
Prashant Bhushan is the most established of the four offspring of Shanti Bhushan and Kumud Bhushan. His dad is a legal counselor lobbyist and a previous Union Law Minister in the Morarji Desai government. Bhushan, who quickly went to IIT Madras and Princeton University has a degree in law from Allahabad University. While still an understudy, Bhushan composed The Case that Shook India, a book working on it that put aside Indira Gandhi’s race in 1974.
Prashant Bhushan is hitched to Deepa Bhushan, a previous legal advisor. Deepa surrendered her vocation, as she couldn’t stand the “classless conduct in the courts” and the long sit tight for the cases to be arranged off. The couple has three children. The family lives in Shanti Bhushan’s home in Noida.
Education and Career of Mr. Prashant Bhushan-
Prashant Bhushan went to study Engineering at IIT-Madras but quit after one semester. He realized that his interest was not in engineering but in Physics. He decided to do a two-year BSc programme with Philosophy, Economics and Political Science in Allahabad.
During 1974-76 Mrs. Indira Gandhi’s election case was taking place. He attended the hearings both in Allahabad and the Supreme Court along with his father – Senior Advocate Shanti Bhushan who at that time was representing the client against Indira Gandhi. Of course, He was only seeing a small part of Law because this was a high profile case. So He went to study Law and for next three years pursued it even while informally continuing the study of Philosophy and Physics. He applied and got admission with a scholarship in Princeton. He realized the kind of people in the field of academics even there were basically playing intellectual games without really improving anything. It had become a word game. And, He didn’t want to play that game. So, He decided to come back, enrolled in 1983 and became a lawyer.
- Bhushan, Prashant (1978). The case that shook India. Vikas Pub. House.
- Bhushan, Prashant (1990). Bofors, the selling of a nation. Vision Books.
His life story clearly states that you eventually end up what you are born to do.
- Times of India