Centre extends tenure of Attorney General KK Venugopal for one more year; to continue till June 30, 2022

28th June,2021

Centre extends tenure of Attorney General KK Venugopal for one more year; to continue till June 30, 2022



The Central Government has expanded the residency of Attorney General K.K. Venugopal for one more year. He was selected Attorney General of India on July 1, 2017, for a very long time which was finished last year and the Government has expanded it till June 30, 2021. Presently it has been stretched out till June 30, 2022.
Kottayan Katankot Venugopal (conceived 6 September 1931) was brought into the world in Kanhangad, a town in the past South Canara region of Madras Presidency of British India (present-day Kerala, India), and experienced childhood in Mangalore. Venugopal did his B.Sc in Physics from the renowned Madras Christian College, Chennai and law from Raja Lakhamgouda Law College, Belgaum. Venugopal has additionally learned at St. Aloysius College, Mangaluru.His father, M. K. Nambiar, was a counselor. He had a customary orchestrated marriage and is the dad of three kids: 1 girl and 2 children. He is a sharp authority of savant books and has a fine assortment of old books.

Venugopal filled in as President of the Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA – International Association of Lawyers) from 1996 to 1997. Venugopal has showed up in some high-profile cases. Most fundamentally, he was designated by the Royal Government of Bhutan to fill in as the Constitutional guide for drafting of the Constitution of Bhutan. On 30 June 2017, he was selected as the Attorney General of India under the authority of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The 88-year-old succeeded Mukul Rohatgi, who ventured down after the initial term. Venugopal held the workplace of Additional Solicitor General in Morarji Desai's Government. He has showed up in an assortment of cases over the most recent 50 years. Venugopal was designated as amicuscuriae to help the Supreme Court in the high profile 2G range case. He likewise showed up for the BJP pioneer L. K. Advani in the Demolition of the Babri Masjid case.

In 2015, he was presented Padma Vibhushan grant by the Government of India. This is the second-most elevated non military personnel honor in India. In 2002, he was granted Padma Bhushan, the third-most noteworthy regular citizen honor. Venugopal is one of the principle advocates for legal changes in India. He is against the production of territorial seats of the Supreme Court of India. All things being equal, he suggests that Courts of Appeal be set up in the four districts of the country, who at long last settle on offers from the High Court decisions in all cases other than instances of public significance which influence the entire nation, debates between States or among States and the Center, Presidential references and considerable inquiries of law identifying with understanding of the Constitution. This will diminish the weight on Supreme Court.