Who is the present Advocate General of Karnataka state?

The Advocate General of Karnataka in 2021 is Prabhuling K Navadgi. He was appointed as the Additional Solicitor General of India for Karnataka High Court in April 2015. Mr Navadgi is Chairman of five Educational Institutions.

Who is the advocate general of Karnataka present?


He graduated law and obtained his degree at Bangalore, from the University Law College. He stood first to the Bangalore University in the 5 years Law examinations.

Who is Karnataka first advocate general?

Previous AGs’

Sl.No. Name of Advocate Generals’ Period
2 Shri A.R. Somanath Iyer 10.08.1950
3 Shri T. KRISHNA RAO 1963

Who is the first woman advocate general of Karnataka?

Pramila Nesargi was born on 25 March in the year 1938.

Who is appointed advocate general of state?

The advocate general is appointed by the governor. He must be a person who is qualified to be appointed a judge of a high court. In other words, he must be a citizen of India and must have held a judicial office for ten years or been an advocate of a high court for ten years.

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Who is Dhyan chinnappa?


Dhyan, is a Senior Advocate. He also founded a firm called CrestLaw Partners having its offices in Bangalore and Chennai. Enrolled as an Advocate with the Bar Council of India in July 1998, he was also a Solicitor of England & Wales until 2014.

Who is the governor of Karnataka?

Incumbent. Thawar Chand Gehlot

The Governor of Karnataka is the constitutional head of the Indian state of Karnataka.

Who is present Advocate General of India?

The 15th and current Attorney General is K. K. Venugopal. He was reappointed by President Ram Nath Kovind in 2020. He began his service on 30 June 2017.

Who is an advocate general?

An advocate general of a state is a senior officer of the law. In some common law and hybrid jurisdictions the officer performs the function of a legal advisor to the government, analogous to attorneys general in other common law and hybrid jurisdictions.

Who is the present Solicitor General of India 2020?

Currently, the Solicitor General of India is Tushar Mehta. Like the Attorney General for India, the Solicitor General and the Additional Solicitors General advise the Government and appear on behalf of the Union of India in terms of the Law Officers (Terms and Conditions) Rules, 1972.

Who assists Advocate General?

He is assisted by Solicitor Generals. Advocate General of State belongs to State Government alone and looks after Law matters relating to that particular State Government. He is appointed by Governor of that State on Advice of COM of that State. Both are constitutional Posts.

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Who was the first Solicitor General of India?

Unlike the Attorney General, Solicitor General does not give legal advice to the Government of India. His workload is confined to appearing in courts on behalf of the Union of India. The first Solicitor General of independent India was C K Daphtary.

Who appoints the governor?

The Governor of a State shall be appointed by the President by warrant under his hand and seal (Article 155). A person to be eligible for appointment as Governor should be citizen of India and has completed age of 35 years (Article 157).

Who is the first high court judge in Karnataka?

Abdul Nazeer, A. S. Oka and B. V. Nagarathna were appointed as judges in the Supreme Court of India.

List of former Chief Justices.

# Chief Justice Term
1 R.Venkataramaiah 1 November 1956 – 16 July 1957
2 S. R. Das Gupta 25 July 1957 – 13 August 1961

WHO removes Advocate General of State?

He can be removed by the governor anytime. He usually resigns during change of government. He must be qualified to be judge of HC [hold a judicial office for 10 years within the state].