People of the State remember today the person, who poured the oil of hope in the flickering flames of Jharkhand's independence, the man who led the mass as a perfect leader, the man who selflessly brought a new turn in the history of Bihar and the bright future of jharkhand; Justice lPN Shahdeo on his sixth death anniversary.
Playing the parent role in the movement and all his life playing the role of a truly dedicated justice he showered his blessings, kindness and a helping hand to everyone possible. Observing his death anniversary as ‘Shradhha Diwas’, the people of the State look for their path maker.
Born on January 3 in the year 1930 in a royal family of Chotanagpur, Justice lPN Shahdeo since his teenage days had a string attached with the law and institution and he always stood in the first row when it came to take a stand for any good cause.
He always had a special attachment with the tribal clan of the South Chotanagpur region and their upliftment. Contributing for the betterment of his region, he led the people towards what they deserved; Jharkhand.
Justice Shahdeo from getting his degree of law in 1954 to serving as the judge of Patna high court from the year 1986-1992, not only made his family and friends proud of him but also the entire state to take his name with their heads held high.
Justice lal Pingley Nath Shahdeo lovingly known as Justice lPN Shadeo was an analyst of the Indian Constitution, a counselor and a judge. He ignited and inspired the young minds towards the formation of State.
In the year 1998, he advised leaders of small parties to fight united for the mission of a new State. Not only the small parties but representatives of national parties came under the umbrella of All Party New State Formation Committee, for which Justice Shahdeo played the conservator and constitutional expert.
Following his opinions the members from all the parties visited New Delhi several a times mounting pressure upon the Central Government over the formation of a new State.