A seer who has a prime role in Constitution, Kesavananda Bharati died in Mangalore on 6 September 2020 at the age of 79. He had earlier been admitted to a hospital with cardiac and respiratory issues. The head of the Edneer Mutt in Kasargod Swami Kesavananda Bharati passed away in 06, September 2020. He was a patron of education, culture and arts. He was the petitioner in the Supreme Court’s noted judgement that parliament cannot alter the basic structure of the Constitution.
He had challenged the Kerala government’s move to take over mutt property. Kesavananda Bharati judgement, is a landmark decision of the Supreme Court of India that outlined the basic structure doctrine of the Constitution.
After the death of Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru, Congress party, under the guidance of Mrs. Indira Nehru Gandhi, was committed to bring about land reforms in the country which caused widespread social inequlities in the country. In 1973, the largest Constitutional Bench of 13 judges heard arguments Kesavananda Bharati vs. state of Kerala. The Supreme Court held that although no part of the constitution, including fundamental rights, was beyond the amending power of parliament the “basic structure of the Constitution could not be abrogated even by a constitutional amendment”
Through all these, he plays an important role in the Constitution. Many Indian personalities show their grievances.