R. V. Raveendran

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Justice R. V. Raveendran (born 15 October 1946) is a former judge of the Supreme Court of India. He retired on 14 October 2011, upon reaching superannuation.


He holds a bachelor's degree in Science and Law. He became an advocate in 1968. He was inducted to the Karnataka High Court in 1993. He became the Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court in 2004, and was elevated to the Supreme Court of India in October 2005.[1]

He has seen several high-profile cases like the OBC reservation,[2] 1993 Bombay bombings[3] and the Krishna Godavari basin dispute. He also recused from the Krishna Godavari basin dispute case citing conflict of interest.[4]


  1. ^ "Raju Varadarajulu Raveendran -- Profile". Supreme Court of India. Retrieved 23 February 2010. 
  2. ^ "Confusion prevails over SC's OBC quota verdict". Rediff. 2008-04-11. Retrieved 23 February 2010. 
  3. ^ "SC stays death sentence of 2 Mumbai blasts convicts". Rediff. 2008-04-07. Retrieved 23 February 2010. 
  4. ^ "Justice Reddy to hear RIL, RNRL case". Rediff. 2009-11-04. Retrieved 23 February 2010.