Former SC Judge and K’taka Lokayukta N Venkatachala passes away

Bengaluru (Karnataka): Former Karnataka Lokayukta and former Supreme Court Judge N Venkatachala passed away here on Wednesday at the age of 89.

The reason for his death was attributed to an accidental fall at his home at 6 am.

“He was brought to the emergency room at Ramaiah Memorial Hospital in an unresponsive state at 6.30 am. Despite taking measures to resuscitate him, he remained unresponsive. He was declared no more at 7 am,” a press note issued by Ramaiah Memorial Hospital stated.

Justice Venkatachala was appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court in July 1992. He retired from his post in July 1995. He served as Lokayukta of Karnataka following his retirement from the judiciary.

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