IMPORTANT PERSONALITIES

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Justice.HARIHARAN NAIR. M.R.

Born in 1941 at Muttakkad in Trivandrum District.
After obtaining degree in Physics from the Mahatma Gandhi College Trivandrum, and degree in Law from the Govt. Law College, Trivandrum,  practiced as Advocate in Trivandrum courts during 1967 – 1975. 
Won the Malloor Govinda Pillai Gold Medal of the Kerala Univerisity for getting highest marks in Criminal Law in the Law Colleges  in the State in 1967. Also holds a Masters' degree in Political Science from the Kerala University.
Was selected as a Munsiff with first rank in the State, in 1975. Served the Judiciary of Kerala State in various capacities from Munsiff to District Judge from 1976 to 1999. Was CBI Special Judge at Cochin from 1987 to 1990. Also worked as Principal District Judge at Thalassery, Kottayam and Ernakulam.
Became a  Judge of the Kerala High Court in March 1999 and worked as such till retirement in May 2003.
After retirement, was Chairman of the Kerala State Prisons Review Committee of the Govt. of Kerala during 2004-2006 and was Ombudsman for Local Self Govt. Institutions, Trivandrum for 3 years till 16-3-2011. Was Commission of Inquiry into incidents at PULLUMEDU, SABARIMALA leading to the death of 102 persons in January 2011. Presently Chairman of the Kerala State Fishermen’s Debt Relief Commission.  
Voluntary services include work as Chairman of the Institutional Ethics Committees of the Sree Chithira Thirunal Institute of Medical Sciences Trivandrum  and of Giridhar Eye Institute, Cochin; and as Program Director (Legal) of the Pallium India.  Publications include articles on legal subjects in various Malayalam weeklies and on legal subjects in the Kerala Law Times.  Memoir NEETI PARVAM written in Malayalam, published by Poorna Publications, Kozhikode was released by the Central Law Minister Mr. Salman Khurshid at the Kerala High Court Auditorium in June 2012.