RETIRED JUSTICE V.M. KANADE BECOMES NEW LOKAYUKTA
1. On the advice of Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, the Hon’ble Governor of Maharashtra B.S. Koshyari approved the appointment of retired Judge of Bombay High Court Justice V.M. Kanade as a Lokayukta of Maharashtra.
2. Justice V.M. Kanade has succeeded Justice M.L. Tahaliyani who completed his tenure as a Lokayukta in August 2020.
3. RTI activist Anil Galgali urged Hon’ble Governor to appoint Lokayukta as Maharashtra was without a full time Lokayukta from last August, 2020.