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Dr P.C. Markanda passes away – Chandigarh loses Father of Indian Arbitration

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Chandigarh, Oct 18, 2021 (Yes Punjab News)
Dr P.C. Markanda, Senior Advocate and a renowned authority on Arbitration Laws, passed away here in the wee hours of the morning after a short illness. He was 84.

One of the leading arbitration lawyers of the Supreme Court of India, architect and structural engineer, author, and academician, Dr. P.C. Markanda spoke very recently at a national level webinar on the 9th of October along with the Union Law Minsiter, Mr Kiren Rijju.

Popularly known as father of Indian Arbitration, he had been a multifaceted personality who excelled in the field of architecture as well as law. Author of numerous papers, and books on law and architecture,

He was a Civil Engineering graduate who ventured into law and did his doctorate and acquired specialization in the fields of construction and infrastructure investment and joint venture, international and domestic supply contracts, service contracts, oil and gas company contracts, railways etc.

Dr Markanda served on various national and international artbitration law bodies, , . He has also served on various Boards and Advisory Committees and continues to provide advise to the voluntary sector.

As a civil engineer for 27 years he left indelible mark having constructed and designed many multi storeyed RCC structures, including Gymnasium in Punjab University having 100 feet clear span, the largest in any University in Asia, and was consultant to the Engineering Consortium in 1982 in Baghdad (Iraq).

Possessed of a strategic mind and ability to formulate bespoke solutions to clients requirements he has for many years acted for parties involved in contractual disputes. For his deep knowledge of arbitration and related fields he is on many arbitral tribunals with known High Court and Supreme Court judges.

Dr Markanda had been visiting professor and on board of studies of various universities for architecture too.

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