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Former Supreme Court judge and eminent jurist Justice V Khalid passed away here today, family sources said.
He was 95.
Justice Khalid served as the judge of the Supreme Court from June 25, 1984 till his retirement on June 30, 1987.
Before his elevation as judge of the Apex Court, he had served as Chief Justice of the Jammu& Kashmir High Court.
He also served as a judge of the Kerala High Court for five years.
Born on July 1, 1922, he was educated at Municipal High School, Kannur, Government Brennen College, Thalassery, Presidency College, Madras and Law College, Madras.
Enrolled as an advocate in Madras High Court in 1948, he did criminal and civil work at Kannur and Thalassery and criminal, civil and writ proceedings at Ernakulam.
His last rites were performed at the Juma Masjid here.
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