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Newsmaker: Constitutional law is new Attorney General Venkataramani's forte

With his appointment as AG, the many constitutional law matters that are pending before the Supreme Court will receive specialised attention

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R Venkataramani was named Attorney General (AG) of India on 28 September

Aditi Phadnis
The chambers of the late PP Rao, legendary lawyer and brilliant legal draftsman, have yielded many talented counsel. R Venkataramani (72), who was named Attorney General (AG) of India earlier this week, began his career as a lawyer as a junior of PP Rao. With his appointment as AG, the many constitutional law matters that are pending before the Supreme Court will receive specialised attention.

Venkataramani’s forte is constitutional law. He was a student of the late Prof Madhava Menon at Government Law College, Puducherry and started his practice in 1977. He joined PP Rao’s chambers in 1979. Many recall

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First Published: Sep 29 2022 | 8:24 PM IST

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