New judge of Madras High Court is Luz Avenue resident

NEW JUDGE MAHADEVAN. Mahadevan, a leading lawyer has been elevated as a Judge of Madras High Court.

He is a resident of Luz Avenue.

The local community here was quick to congratulate him.

They held an informal felicitation for Justice R. Mahadevan on Sunday, November 3, 2013 at the residence of K. V. Mathew’s residence, the founder-president of Luz Avenue Residents’  Welfare Association.

R. Mahadevan was born in1963 at Chennai. His early schooling was at Nehru Government Higher Secondary School, Nanganallur.

He graduated from A. M. Jain College, Meenambakkam. Attracted towards literature early in life,  he actively participated in literary meetings during his school days and won several accolades.

He was the Vice-chairman of the A. M. Jain College Students Union.

He says this was the only period when the campus did not witness a students’ strike.

He completed law degree at Madras Law College and enrolled in 1989. He practiced in civil, criminal and writ sides with specialisation in Indirect Taxes and Customs and Central Excise matters.

He served as an Additional Government Pleader (Taxes) for the Tamil Nadu government and as Additional Central Government Standing Counsel and Senior Panel Counsel for the Government of India at Madras High Court.

He has conducted more than 9000 cases out of which hundreds of cases have been reported in law journals.

He is also a well known personality in the literary field. His father Ma. Ranganathan is a renowned Tamil writer while his mother Krishnammal is a housewife.

He is married to C. Pushpavathi who is an engineering graduate and the couple have a son, Siva Mahadevan who attends school.

– Reported by S. Venkata Ramani

4 Comments on “New judge of Madras High Court is Luz Avenue resident”

  1. My Dear honourable justice Thiru R Mahadevan I am very much happy to know your elevation in such a very graet position. You do not remember me. Any way i am introducing me M Kuppan Indian Airlince now air india one more ours friend Mr T Poulraj we are very proud of you . Happy to Long life and you get more and more promotion.

  2. My Dear Justice Maha
    very happy to know your elevation in such a great position. do not know that you can remember me, anyway introduce myself i am your class met.
    happy long life and expecting more and more promotions

  3. congrats to Justice Mahadevan on his elevation..

    i happen to know his wife and son.. when we used to meet at children’s competitions.. in fact his son shiva and my son mugil vanjinath, from ps senior secondary school were the lead contenders in tamil recitation competitons in the area….

    would appreciate if we have their contact details.. since we lost touch… pl pass my email id to them thanks Dr V.Janaki

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