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Senior Advocate R Venkataramani appointed as the Attorney General for India (AG)

Senior Advocate R Venkataramani has been appointed Attorney General for India (AG). He will take over from incumbent AG KK Venugopal whose tenure comes to an end on September 30.

Enrolled as a lawyer in July 1977 with the Bar Council of Tamil Nadu his appointment has been made for a period of three years. A notification to that effect was published by the Ministry of Law and Justice.

Venkataramani was born in Pondicherry on April 13, 1950. Started practicing in the Supreme Court in the year 1979 where he was designated Senior Advocate by the Supreme Court in year 1997.

He has served as a member of the Law Commission of India twice in year 2010 and 2013 respectively. Venkataramani was a member of the Law Commission of India twice in the year 2010 as well as in 2013.  He has represented the Central government, several State governments, universities and public sector undertakings before the Supreme Court and High Courts.

It was earlier reported that Senior Advocate Mukul Rohatgi would take over as the new AG. However, Rohatgi, later on, withdrew his consent for an appointment.

Anjani Kumar
Anjani Kumar
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