The President of India has cleared the name of Senior Advocate and Constitutional Expert KK Venugopal as the next Attorney General for India, reports News 18.
"President Pranab Mukherjee has approved his appointment. The government will notify his appointment in a day or two",states the report.
He will replace Mukul Rohatgi . In the first week of June, the Appoint Committee of the Union Cabinet had approved the extension of the term of of the Law Officers including the Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi, Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar and Additional Solicitor Generals until further orders. But Rohatgi informed the Government that he is not interested in the extension of his tenure as Attorney General.