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Justice RV Raveendran takes over as NBSA Chairman

A former Judge of the Supreme Court of India, he succeeds Justice (Retd.) JS Verma who passed away last month

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | May 27, 2013

Justice RV Raveendran

News Broadcasters Association (NBA) has appointed Justice RV Raveendran, a former Judge of the Supreme Court of India, as the Chairperson of the News Broadcasting Standards Authority (NBSA), the self-regulatory initiative of the NBA. He succeeds Justice (Retd.) JS Verma who passed away on April 21, 2013.

Justice Raveendran started his career as an Advocate in March 1968 and practised extensively on the civil side till his elevation as a Permanent Judge of the Karnataka High Court in February 1993. He served as Chairman of Karnataka State Legal Services Authority for several years and popularised Lok Adalats in Karnataka. He was elevated as Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court in July 2004 and as a Judge of the Supreme Court in September 2005.

Justice Raveendran has rendered several landmark decisions in Civil and Constitutional Law. He has served as Chairman of Supreme Court Legal Services Committee. As Chairman of Mediation & Conciliation Project Committee, he was instrumental in developing mediation across the country. He retired from the Supreme Court in October 2011.

At present, he is engaged in giving lectures and writing articles on law related issues and in conducting arbitrations.

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