Mr. Justice N.G. Venkatachala
Mr. Justice Nanje Gowda Venkatachala, B.Sc., B.L., Born on 3rd July, 1930 in Mittur village in Mulabagal Taluk in Kolar District in a respectable agriculturist's family. Had primary and middle school education at Mulabagal, High School education at Kolar, College education at Bangalore. Obtained B.Sc. degree and B.L. degree from Mysore University. Enrolled as an Advocate in the then High Court of Mysore (now Karnataka) on 16th November, 1955. Had built up good practice in the High Court and its subordinate courts at Bangalore in civil, criminal and constitutional matters. Was a part-time Reader in Mercantile Law from 1958 to 1970. Was a Legal Adviser to the University of Agricultural Sciences, Hebbal from 1963 to 1973 and to the Bangalore University from 1970 to 1973. Was High Court Govt. Pleader from 1968 to 1973 and High Court Govt. Advocate from 1973 to 1977. Appointed as Additional Judge, Karnataka High Court from 28th November, 1977.
Appointed Permanent Judge from 8th September, 1978. Functioned as Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Tribunal under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 during the year 1990.
Appointed as the Acting Chief Justice, Karnataka High Court in May, 1992.
Sworn-in as Judge of the Supreme Court of India on 1st July, 1992.
Retired on 2.7.1995.
Present Address: 38/39, 1st Main Road, II Cross,
Lower Palace Orchards,Bangalore - 560 003.
Telephone No. (R) 3310551.