SC judge Justice Mohan M Shantanagoudar dies at private hospital in Gurgaon

He became the Chief Justice of the Kerala High Court on September 22, 2016, before being elevated as an apex court judge.

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Mohan M Shantanagouda

New Delhi: Supreme Court judge Justice Mohan M. Shantanagoudar died at a private hospital in Gurgaon on Saturday. He was 62.

Soni, in a message, said that Justice Shantanagoudar has ‘left for heavenly abode on the late evening hour of Saturday.’

According to Supreme Court sources, it was revealed that Justice Shantanagoudar had not been keeping well for some time and was admitted to a private hospital in Gurugram.

During his treatment, Justice Shantanagoudar died in the hospital. He was suffering from prolonged illness and was recently infected with pneumonia. He passed away yesterday, the source said, adding that a team of expert doctors were treating him very well.

He was appointed as an additional judge of the Karnataka High Court on May 12, 2003 and became a permanent judge in the court in September, 2004.

Later, he was transferred to the Kerala High Court, where he assumed charge as the Acting Chief Justice on August 1, 2016.

He became the Chief Justice of the Kerala High Court on September 22, 2016, before being elevated as an apex court judge.

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