An autobiographical narrative of M. C. Mehta’s illustrious career fighting for the public
A collection of M. C. Mehta’s wisdom, anecdotes and legal stratagems
A unique compilation of the judgments and orders in 18 public interest cases
 



It was around twelve-thirty at night when I emerged from a shadowy alley. I glanced around cautiously, as I knocked brusquely on the heavy wooden door.

A warm light emanated from inside and I could see my breath floating, cloud-like, in front of me. A few moments later, a trusted face squinted sleepily, yet cautiously, from behind the cracked door
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Mahesh Chander Mehta was born on October 12, 1946, in the State of Jammu & Kashmir. He grew up in a small village, Dhangri, in the district of Rajouri. There, he gained a deep and abiding love of nature. This, in turn, led to a commitment to fight against all injustice, particularly that being perpetrated against the environment.

 
   
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