89-year-old KK Venugopal was appointed the Attorney General on July 1, 2017 for a three-year term.
Attorney General KK Venugopal’s tenure on Monday was extended by the centre by one more year till June 30, 2022.
89-year-old KK Venugopal was appointed the Attorney General on July 1, 2017 for a three-year term. His appointment came following the decision of Mukul Rohatgi to step down as the top law officer.
The Centre had last year also extended Venugopal’s tenure by one year.
KK Venugopal, a noted constitutional expert, is the recipient of Padma Vibhushan and Padma Bhushan.
During the Morarji Desai government in the seventies, KK Venugopal served as an Additional Solicitor General.
The renowned lawyer has been associated with several government instrumentalities and has been representing them as a senior advocate. He also appeared for the CBI and the Enforcement Directorate before the Supreme Court in the 2G spectrum allocation scam.
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