The central government has officially announced the appointment of Justice Prasanna Balachandra Varale, currently serving as the Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court, as a Judge of the Supreme Court. This notification marks a significant development in the judiciary.
Born on June 23, 1962, in Nipani, Karnataka, Justice Varale’s formative years set the stage for a distinguished legal career.
Graduating in Arts and Law from Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, he laid the groundwork for his legal expertise.
Enrollment as advocate
Taking a significant step, Justice Varale enrolled as an advocate in 1985, marking the commencement of his legal practice.
Elevated to the bench
Recognising his legal acumen, he was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court in July 2008, beginning a tenure marked by diligence and commitment.
Path to permanency
Within three years, Justice Varale ascended to the position of a permanent judge, solidifying his role in shaping legal discourse in the Bombay High Court.