KK Venugopal appointed new Attorney General of India
Senior lawyer KK Venugopal. Photograph: (Twitter)
Senior lawyer KK Venugopal has been appointed as the next Attorney General of India.
President Pranab Mukherjee has approved his appointment and formal orders are expected soon.
KK Venugopal appointed new Attorney General, will replace Mukul Rohatgi. (file pic) pic.twitter.com/koI7odqcYM— ANI (@ANI_news) June 30, 2017
He will succeed 86-year-old Mukul Rohatgi.
Venugopal was appointed by the Royal Government of Bhutan to serve as the Constitutional adviser for the drafting of the Constitution of Bhutan.
Venugopal held the office of Additional Solicitor General in Morarji Desai's Government.
He also appeared for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader LK Advani in the Babri demolition case.