Law Officers appointed to Madras High Court, NGT and Puducherry

Team SoOLEGAL 17 Oct 2018 2:00pm

Law Officers appointed to Madras High Court, NGT and Puducherry

In the recent weeks, several law officers have been appointed in various roles to appear before the High Court of Madras, the National Green Tribunal (NGT), as well as to represent the Government of Puducherry.

The latest appointments were those of C Emilias as an Additional Advocate General and A Natarajan as the new Public Prosecutor in the Madras HC. These appointments were notified by the state Government on Monday.

Prior to these appointments, the Government of Puducherry had, on Thursday, intimated the appointment of law officers to represent it in the Madras High Court.

The law officers appointed to the Government of Puducherry include:

  1. R Syed Mustafa as Special Government Pleader for service and CAT matters;
  2. AV Ramalingam, N Mala, D Ravichander and J Kumaran as Additional Government Pleaders;
  3. B Balavijayan, Stalin Abhimanyu, G Djearany, P Visvassoundaram and S Devie as Government Advocates;
  4. V Balamurugan as Additional Public Prosecutor.

And, last week two new Special Government Pleaders were appointed to the principal bench of the Madras High Court, including Sricharan Rangarajan (a Special Government Pleader for civil suits) and Mohammed Shafiq (a Special Government Pleader for taxes).

In the last week of September, Government has notified appointment of several law officers to represent the Tamil Nadu State Pollution Board (TNPCB).

Rita Chandrasearan, A Elango, S Meena Kumari and Yasmin Ali have been appointed to represent the TNPCB at the principal bench of the Madras High Court. C Elaman has been appointed to represent the TNPCB at the Madurai Bench, whereas S Azhagamperumal has been appointed to appear before the NGT, Chennai.

The same notification also intimates the appointment of Abdul Salem, C Kasirajan and V Vasanthakumar as standing counsel for the TNPCB at the NGT and the High Court of Madras.

Tagged: Appointment of Law Officers   Madras High Court   National Green Tribunal   NGT   Government of Puducherry   Chennai   Tamil Nadu State Pollution Board   TNPCB  
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