Bengaluru: Retired High Court judge, Justice Bhimanagouda Sanganagouda Patil (BS Patil) has been appointed as the new Upa Lokayukta of the state. This post was vacant for the last 20 months.
A notification in this regard was issued by the Governor's office on Wednesday. Justice Patil was retired from the state High Court in June 2018. He served the state High Court for over 14 years as a judge. The new appointment was done after a consultation between Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa and the opposition leaders of the state assembly and council Siddaramaian and SR Patil.
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