The central government has extended the tenure of the country’s Attorney General KK Venugopal by one more year. Now Attorney General KK Venugopal will serve till 30 January 2022. News agency ANI has given this information quoting sources. Attorney General KK Venugopal’s three-year term was ending on Tuesday, which has now been extended by the government. According to sources, the Cabinet Committee on Appointment Affairs gave its approval on Monday.
Along with this, the Central Government has also extended the tenure of Solicitor General Tushar Mehta for 3 more years, which will be effective from July 1. Along with this, the tenure of five additional solicitors general for the Supreme Court has also been extended by three years. These include Vikramjit Banerjee, Aman Lekhi, Madhavi Godaria Dewan, KM Natraj and Sanjay Jain.
The tenure of two Additional Solicitor Generals for High Courts has also been extended by three years. Anil C Singh for the Bombay High Court and Satyapal Jain for the Punjab and Haryana High Court. The appointment of six senior advocates as Additional Solicitor General for the Supreme Court has been announced for a period of three years.