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A man taller than an institution
— Gopal Subramaniam
He stood among the finest of those who have adorned the bench and deserves a place in the pantheon
— Harish Salve
The Nation’s conscience keeper
— JP Narayan
A colossus among judges
— Justice Mukul Mudgal
He was cast in the mould of two great judges - Chief Justice John Marshall and Lord Denning
— Economic and Political Weekly
Justice Verma possessed that rare and lonely virtue: courage. He called a spade a spade without fear of consequence
— Soli Sorabjee
He was a creative judge and his judgments remain the most celebrated performances of any judge of any country...I salute him as one of the most glorious of jurists India has produced
— Justice Krishna Iyer
Justice Verma will be remembered for his immense contribution to law
— PM Narendra Modi
Justice Verma was a man of vast understanding…respected for his path-breaking judgments, his deep sensitivity to the concerns of the common man and commitment to public good
— PM Manmohan Singh
The Citizens’ Judge
— Deccan Chronicle