The reason for his death was attributed to an accidental fall at his home.
Bengaluru: Former Karnataka Lokayukta and former Supreme Court Judge N Venkatachala passed away here on Wednesday at the age of 89.
The reason for his death was attributed to an accidental fall at his home at 6 am.
"He was brought to the emergency room at Ramaiah Memorial Hospital in an unresponsive state at 6:30 AM. Despite taking measures to resuscitate him, he remained unresponsive. He was declared no more at 7 AM," a press note issued by Ramaiah Memorial Hospital stated.
Justice Venkatachala was appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court in July 1992. He retired from his post in July 1995. He served as Lokayukta of Karnataka following his retirement from the judiciary.