Abhay Sapre

Abhay Sapre

Retired Judge of the Supreme Court of India

Assumed Office14th Aug, 2014

Retired On27th Aug, 2019


Chief Justice of the Manipur High CourtMarch 2013-October 2013

Chief Justice of the Rajasthan High Court2010-2013

Judge of the Madhya Pradesh High Court1999-2010

Age: 67

Tracked Cases: 1


L.L.B. University Teaching Department, Jabalpur


A nine-judge bench of the Supreme Court unanimously affirmed that the Indian Constitution guarantees citizens a fundamental right to privacy in Justice K.S. Puttaswamy v Union of India.


A Division bench comprising Justices Sapre and Agrawal reiterated that all assets in a Hindu Undivided Family are presumed to be joint property belonging to all  family members in Adiveppa v Bhimappa. The family member asserting otherwise has the burden to prove their claim.