Bunt Prominent Personalities


Justice K.S.Hegde

Mr. Kowdoor Sadananda Hegde had his early education at Karkala and Mangalore . He pursued his collegiate education at Presidency College, Madras and obtained his B.A. degree in Economics and later a degree in Law from the Government Law College , Madras. He began his legal practice at Karkala in 1936 and later proceeded to Mangalore to be appointed as the Public Prosecutor of the South Kanara District in 1948 . He was elected as the Member of the First Council of States (now known as the Rajya Sabha) . In 1954 , he represented India at the General Assembly of United Nations . Later he was appointed as the Judge of the Mysore High Court .

He was appointed as the first Chief Justice of Delhi and Himachal Pradesh High Court in 1966 . He held Office till he was appointed as the Judge of the Supreme Court of India in 1967 . In 1973 , he resigned from this office in protest against the supersession of Senior Judges in the appointment to the office of the Chief Justice of India . In 1977 , Mr.K.S.Hegde was elected to the Lok Sabha and was later elected as the Speaker of the Lok Sabha , which office he held till 1980 . After a distinguished career Justice K.S.Hegde retired from public life and settled at Nitte . Justice K.S.Hegde's belief that education is pivotal in acquiring skills and knowledge prompted him to found the Nitte Education Trust . Justice K.S.Hegde passed away on 25th May 1990 .

Justice K.Jagannath Shetty

Justice Kedambadi Jagannath Shetty was a practicing advocate in high court of Karnataka.He was elevated from the bar to the high court bench as the judge of high court .

Justice N.R.Kudoor

Justice Narayan Rai Kudoor started his career as district judge and later he was elevated to the position of high court judge of Karnataka .After retirement he settledown in siddakatte near Bantwal .

Mr.K.Jagannath Shetty

Mr. Justice Kalmanje Jagannath Shetty was studied law in the Osmania University in Hyderbad and graduated in 1954. He was appointed the Judge of the Karnataka High Court in 1970 and became the acting Chief Justice of the High Court of Karnataka 1985. Later in 1987, he was appointed chief Justice of the High Court of Allahabad, which is the biggest and leading High Court in India. Mr. Shetty is married to Mrs.Hemalatha and the couple has two daughters.

Mr.T.Jayaram Chowta

Mr.Tadyal Jayaram Chowta was practicing advocate in the High Court of Karnataka.He worked as govt. pleader in High Court and thereafter he was elevated to the post of High Court Judge and posted to High Court of Tamilnadu.Presently he is the Chairman of the Karnataka State Consumers Redressal forum .

Justice N.Santhosh Hegde

Mr. Hegde is graduated in law in 1965 and after completing apprenticeship training was enrolled as an advocate in January 1966 and designated as senior advocate in May 1984. He was appointed as the Advocate General for the state of Karnataka in February 1984 and held that position till august, 1988. He worked as additional solicitor General of the union of India from December, 1989 to November, 1990. He was Re-appointed as the solicitor General of India on 25-04-1998. Appointed as a Judge of Supreme Court of India on 08-01-1999 .

Justice P.Vishwanath Shetty

Mr.Justice Perody Vishwanath Shetty was practiced in the Karnataka High Court, Karnataka Administrative Tribunal and Central Administrative Tribunal and on occasions before the City Civil Court and other Courts in Bangalore City and on few occasions, before the Supreme Court of India, mostly in all types of matters. Worked as counsel for University of Agriculture Science Bangalore, Mangalore University, Mysore University, Vijaya Bank Bangalore, Indian Bank Bangalore, Corporation Bank Bangalore, Indian Oil Corporation and Bangalore Development Authority. He was designated as a senior counsel by the full court of the High Court in the year 1993. He was the chairman of Karnataka State Bar Council and also a Member of Bar Council of India. He was part of delegation of six judges and five lawyers led by the Honourable Chief Justice of India, Honourable Shri Justice A.M. Ahmadi during April 1995 to the United States. Appointed as permanent Judge of the Karnataka High Court on 18-12-1995 .

Justice B.Jagannath Hegde

Mr.Hegde is started his career as lawyer in Udupi bar.Later he joined Karnataka judicial service as muncif cum magistrate.After serving as district and session judje in various places .He was promoted as judge of Karnataka high court.Thereafter he was appointed as chairman of Karnataka State Consumers Redressal forum.He is no more .