Former Supreme Court judge Justice, A.R. Lakshmanan passed away. He was born in Devakottai in Sivaganga district, Tamil Nadu on March 22, 1942. He was appointed as the supreme court judge on December 20, 2002 and retired on March 22, 2007. Currently he was the sitting representative of Tamil Nadu in the Mullai Periyar Panel headed by Justice A.S.Anand.
About A.R. Lakshmanan:
- A.R. Lakshmanan served as the chairman of the Law Commission (18th Law Commission) after his retirement.
- He was elevated as the Chief Justice of Kerala High Court in 1997. He served as the Chief Justice of the Rajasthan High Court & Andhra Pradesh High Court in 2000 & 2001 respectively.
- He has authored several books in Tamil and English which includes ”Neethiyin Kural (The voice of justice) and ”The Judge Speaks,” a compilation of lectures on various judicial and social issues.