Former Supreme Court judge and ex-Karnataka Lokayukta, N Venkatachala, passed away on Wednesday (October 30) at the age of 90. Several politicians have expressed condolences over his death.
Bengaluru: Former Supreme Court judge and former Karnataka Lokayukta, N Venkatachala, on Wednesday (October 30) breathed his last at the age of 90. He is survived by his son, who is a senior advocate.
Several politicians took to Twitter to pour in condolences.
Taking to Twitter, Congress leader Siddaramaiah said, "Saddened by the demise of Former Karnataka Lokayukta & Rtd. Supreme Court Judge Shri. Venkatachala. His contribution to fight against corruption shall always be remembered. My deepest condolences to his family and friends."
Saddened by the demise of Former Karnataka Lokayukta & Rtd. Supreme Court Judge Shri. Venkatachala. His contribution to fight against corruption shall always be remembered.— Siddaramaiah (@siddaramaiah) October 30, 2019
My deepest condolences to his family & friends. pic.twitter.com/O8c77piV1r
Former Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy said, "May his soul rest in peace. May the Lord grant strength to his family and friends to endure the pain of such a loss."
ವೆಂಕಟಾಚಲ ಅವರ ಆತ್ಮಕ್ಕೆ ಶಾಂತಿ ಸಿಗಲಿ. ಅವರ ಅಗಲಿಕೆಯ ನೋವು ಸಹಿಸುವ ಶಕ್ತಿಯನ್ನು ಭಗವಂತ ಅವರ ಕುಟುಂಬ ಮತ್ತು ಅಭಿಮಾನಿಗಳಿಗೆ ದಯಪಾಲಿಸಲಿ.— H D Kumaraswamy (@hd_kumaraswamy) October 30, 2019
Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa also conveyed his heartfelt condolences on Twitter.
"The death of Justice N Venkatachala, who brought honour to the Lokayukta is an irreparable loss. He worked hard to get justice for everyone and fought for a corruption-free society," Yediyurappa said in Kannada.
ಲೋಕಾಯುಕ್ತ ಸಂಸ್ಥೆಗೆ ಘನತೆ ತಂದುಕೊಟ್ಟ ನ್ಯಾಯಮೂರ್ತಿ ಎನ್. ವೆಂಕಟಾಚಲ ಅವರ ನಿಧನ ತುಂಬಲಾಗದ ನಷ್ಟ. ಪ್ರತಿಯೊಬ್ಬರಿಗೂ ನ್ಯಾಯ ದೊರಕಿಸಲು ಹಾಗೂ ಭ್ರಷ್ಟಾಚಾರ ರಹಿತ ಸಮಾಜಕ್ಕಾಗಿ ಅವರು ಶ್ರಮಿಸಿದರು.— B.S. Yediyurappa (@BSYBJP) October 30, 2019
ಅವರ ಕುಟುಂಬ ವರ್ಗ ಹಾಗೂ ಅಸಂಖ್ಯಾತ ಅಭಿಮಾನಿಗಳಿಗೆ ಅವರ ಅಗಲಿಕೆಯ ನೋವನ್ನು ಸಹಿಸಿಕೊಳ್ಳುವ ಶಕ್ತಿಯನ್ನು ಭಗವಂತ ನೀಡಲಿ. pic.twitter.com/xHivkit7Wa
Last Updated 30, Oct 2019, 12:26 PM IST