Justice Patil appointed new Karnataka Lokayukta
Bangalore, July 26: Former Supreme Court judge, Justice Shivaraj V Patil was today appointed the new Lokayukta of Karnataka, succeeding N Santosh Hegde, who welcomed the move saying it was a "very good choice".
Patil had served as the one-man committee that went into the processes and procedures followed by the Department of Telecommunications in the allocation of licences and spectrum between 2001 and 2009 following the 2G spectrum scam.
He also earlier served as Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court as well as the Acting Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission.
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