Manepalli Narayana Rao Venkatachaliah

25th Chief Justice of India

Manepalli Narayana Rao Venkatachaliah (born 25 October 1929) is an Indian politician. He was the 25th Chief Justice of India.[1][2][3][4] He served as Chief Justice from 1993 to 1994.

Manepalli Narayana Rao Venkatachaliah
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25th Chief Justice of India
In office
12 February 1993 – 24 October 1994
Appointed byShankar Dayal Sharma
Preceded byL.M. Sharma
Succeeded byA.M. Ahmadi
2nd Chairman National Human Rights Commission
In office
26 November 1996 – 24 October 1999
Personal details
Born (1929-10-25) 25 October 1929 (age 90)
Spouse(s)Parvathi Venkatachaliah

Post retirement, he has continued to work on anti-corruption and human rights issues, including support for the launch of the Initiatives of Change Centre for Governance in 2003.[5]

He served as the Chairman of National Human Rights Commission from 1996-1998 and in 2000 he headed National Commission to review the working of the Constitution.[6][7][8][9]


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  2. "M. N. Venkatachaliah - Grassroots research and advocacy movement".
  3. "Parliamentary panel on Lokpal calls ex-CJIs MN Venkatachaliah, JS Verma". dna. 6 October 2011.
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  6. " The Rediff Interview/Justice M N Venkatachaliah".
  7. "Ncrwc - Final Report".
  8. "Judicial reforms cannot ignore public perceptions". The New Indian Express.
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