The newly-elected LDF Government in Kerala led by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has decided to appoint Senior Advocate Gopalakrishna Kurup K as the new Advocate General of Kerala.
Who is the current attorney general of Kerala?
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 appointed Advocate General?
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.
Who is the new director general of prosecution Kerala?
Girish Panchu has assumed charge as Director of Prosecution (Administration), Kerala. He served as Deputy Director of Prosecution in Ernakulam, Kottayam, and Kollam districts and has written on legal matters in different publications.
Who is Advocate General of State?
List of Advocate Generals in States
|Karnataka||Prabhuling K. Navadagi|
|Kerala||K Gopala Krishna Kurup|
|Madhya Pradesh||Prashant Singh|
Who is the Governor of Kerala?
Advocate General of the State is the highest law officer in the state. The Constitution of India (Article 165) has provided for the office of the Advocate General for the states. Also, he corresponds to the Attorney General of India.
Who can remove the advocate general?
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].
What is the Article 76?
Article 76 of the constitution mentions that he/she is the highest law officer of India. As a chief legal advisor to the government of India, he advises the union government on all legal matters. He also is the primary lawyer representing Union Government in the Supreme Court of India.
Who is Kerala chief secretary?
Chief Secretaries of Kerala
|43||Dr. K.M Abraham||31.12.2017|
|44||Shri Paul Antony||30.06.2018|
|45||Shri Tom Jose||31.05.2020|
Who is the industrial minister of Kerala?
Department of Industries (Kerala)
|Minister responsible||P. Rajeev, Minister for Industries, Commerce, Mining and Geology, Handlooms and Textiles, Khadi and Village Industries, Coir, Cashew Industry, Plantation Directorate|