Belagavi: Senior advocate K K Venugopal an alumnus of R L Law College Belagavi has been appointed as India’s Attorney General on Friday. President Pranab Mukherjee has approved his appointment and formal orders are expected soon. He is one of the notable alumni of the R L Law College Belagavi who has achieved this feat.

He is an eminent Indian constitutional lawyer and a senior advocate in the Supreme Court. Venugopal was born in 1931 and made it to several important positions during his long career as a legal expert in the country. He has been given Padma Vibhushan and Padma Bhushan awards.