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Justice Santosh Hegde
Justice Santosh Hegde
Former Lokayukta (Anti-Corruption Ombudsman), Karnataka; Former Justice of the Supreme Court of India

Bangalore, India

N Santosh Hegde is a former Lokayukta (Independent Statutory Public Ombudsman) of the State of Karnataka, a Former Judge, Supreme Court of India and a former Solicitor General of India. As Lokayukta of Karnataka, he brought to the fore major irregularities in the mining industry in Karnataka. Justice Hegde was also actively involved in the recent civil society movement against corruption.