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RV Raveendran to head National Green Tribunal

A former Judge of the Supreme Court of India, he succeeds Justice LS Panta who is taking over as new Himachal Lokayukta

New Delhi: Former Judge of the Supreme Court of India, Justice R V Raveendran is being appointed as new Chairman of the National Green Tribunal.

Outgoing Chairman of the National Green Tribunal Justice L S Panta, a former Judge of the Supreme Court, is taking over as new Lokayukta in Himachal Pradesh on February 3.

Justice RV Raveendran retired in October 2011 upon reaching superannuation.

Raveendran was born on 15 October 1946. He became an advocate in 1968. He was inducted to the Karnataka High Court in 1993. He became the Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court in 2004, and was elevated to the Supreme Court of India in October 2005.

He has seen several high profile cases like the OBC reservation, 1993 Bombay bombings and the Krishna Godavari basin dispute. He also recused from the Krishna Godavari basin dispute case citing conflict of interest.
—iGovernment Bureau

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