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Maha: Darius Khambata appointed Advocate General

Last Updated: Monday, March 26, 2012 - 23:11

Mumbai: Additional Solicitor General
Darius Khambata has been appointed as Maharashtra government`s
Advocate General, official sources said on Monday.

The post of Advocate General was lying vacant since
January 17 when Ravi Kadam resigned from the post citing
professional and personal reasons.

A decision was taken today by the Cabinet to appoint
Khambata as the Advocate General, the sources said, adding a
notification to this effect would be issued in a few days.

Khambata, who was appointed as Additional Solicitor
General in July 2009, has represented the union government
before the Bombay High Court in several matters including
Lavasa case, scam-tainted Adarsh Housing Society case,
Kripashanker Singh case and so on.

The union government will now have to appoint a new
additional solicitor general to replace Khambata.

Kadam was Advocate General for seven years and served
under the tenure of three chief ministers, Vilasrao Deshmukh,
Ashok Chavan and Prithviraj Chavan.


First Published: Monday, March 26, 2012 - 23:11
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