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Former SC Judge and Karnataka Lokayukta N Venkatachala passes away

ANI
Published : Oct 30, 2019, 3:10 pm IST
Updated : Oct 30, 2019, 3:10 pm IST

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

'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. (Photo: ANI)
 '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. (Photo: ANI)

Bengaluru: 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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Location: India, Karnataka, Bengaluru