Justice Ashok Bhushan bid farewell to the Supreme Court on Wednesday. .Justice Bhushan is retiring on July 4 and Wednesday was his last working day. Justice Bhushan will be leaving for Allahabad tomorrow to attend the funeral ceremonies of his late mother and thus will not be attending court for the last few days until his official retirement date of July 4, 2021..In his speech delivered on the occasion, Chief Justice of India NV Ramana, said that most Chief Justices entrusted complicated cases to Justice Bhushan.Justice Bhushan, the CJI said, will be remembered for his judgments. "I recently came across an interview of Justice Bhushan’s where he rightly said- “The Judges are only known by their judgments. Judgments are the only true criteria for testing the mettle of a Judge. Judges delivering the greatest of decisions are justifiably remembered. Justice Ashok Bhushan will always be remembered for his judgments," said CJI. .Senior Advocate Vikas Singh, President of the Supreme Court Bar Association told Bar & Bench that Justice Bhushan was an "extremely humble person and extremely gentle to young members of the bar.""Justice Bhushan never let any lawyer feel he is unprepared even if he felt so or that the lawyer didn't know the law. He always guided the junior lawyers. Even if you lost a case, you never felt dissatisfied in his court," said Singh. .Justice Ashok Bhushan was born on July 5, 1956 in Jaunpur (district), Uttar Pradesh to Late Chandrama Prasad Srivastava and Kalavathi Srivasthava. He graduated in Arts in the year 1975 and obtained his Law Degree from the Allahabad University in 1979. He enrolled as an advocate in Uttar Pradesh on April 6, 1979. After more than 20 years of successful practice, he was elevated as a permanent Judge of the Allahabad High Court on April 24, 2001. After a stint as the Chief Justice of the Kerala High Court, he was elevated as a judge of the Supreme Court of India on May 13, 2016..Even on his last working day, Justice Bhushan led bench delivered an important judgment concerning payment of ex-gratia compensation to the families of those who succumbed to COVID.