Karl Jamshed Khandalavala

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Karl Jamshed Khandalavala (16 March 1904 – 23 December 1995) [1] [2] was an Indian Parsi art connoisseur, lawyer, and an Indian Air Force officer. He was a long time trustee and chairman of erstwhile Prince Wales Museum, Mumbai. He was awarded with Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award in India, in 1970, for his contribution to arts. He was also a recipient of Lalit Kala Akademi fellowship in 1980. [3]

As a lawyer, he had famously represented the defense in the case of K. M. Nanavati v. State of Maharashtra. [4]

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  2. "In Memoriam". Indica. 33: 59. 1996. Retrieved 29 April 2020.
  3. "List of Fellows". Lalit Kala Akademi. Archived from the original on 27 March 2014.
  4. "1962 AIR 605, 1962 SCR Supl. (1) 567" . Retrieved 25 April 2018.