Madabhushi Sridhar

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M. S. Acharyulu
Born (1956-11-10) 10 November 1956 (age 62)
OccupationCentral Information Commissioner

Madabhushi Sridhar Acharyulu (born 10 November 1956) is an Indian academic and Central Information Commissioner. He was a Professor at Nalsar University of Law in Hyderabad.[1][2]

Early life[edit]

He was born in Warangal to Freedom Fighter and Founder Editor of Janadharma Weekly and Warangal Vani Daily, M. S. Acharya and Ranganayakamma. He studied at Masoom Ali High School, AVV Junior College, CKM College, Law College Warangal. He is a post graduate in LL.M., and M.C.J (Journalism) from Osmania University.


He was a professor at Nalsar University of Law. He wrote 28 books on law and journalism, in English and Telugu, including four on the Right to Information Act.

Central Information Commissioner[edit]

He was appointed as Central Information Commissioner on 21 November 2013.


  • Best Teacher Award, Andhra Pradesh Government - September 2013
  • PRAYUKTI SAMMAAN 2017 by Dainik Prayukti Hindi Daily at Constitution Club of India, Delhi.[3]


  1. ^ "Prof Sridhar to take over as CIC today". Deccan Chronicle. 22 November 2013. Retrieved 16 November 2018.
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  3. ^ "Prayukti Sammaan 2017". UNI VARTA. UNI. Retrieved 30 March 2017.

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