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Hon'ble Thiru. Justice M. Dhandapani

Hon'ble Thiru. Justice M. Dhandapani

Date of Birth
Family Background
Son of (late) Mr.T.V.S. Mani, an oil merchant and Mrs. Pownambal, born in Chinnasalem and brought up at Ulundurpet (Villupuram District)
Wife : Mrs. D. Kavitha, (home maker)

Sons : D. Karthikeyan, Mechanical Engineer
D. Senthurkugan, II Year Law Student
Educational Qualifications
B.A.(History), Jamal Mohammed College, Tiruchy.
Bachelor of Law (B.L), Law College, Tiruchy.
Professional Experience
a. Appointed as Standing Counsel for Metropolitan Transport Corporation Ltd., Chennai between 1996 .. 2001.

b. Appointed as Government Advocate, High Court of Madras, in the year 2000 by the Government of Tamilnadu. served till 2001.

c. Appointed as Additional Central Government standing counsel, High Court of Madras in the year 2004 by Govt. of India. Subsequently appointed as Senior Panel Counsel by Government of India

d. Appointed as Additional Counsel, High Court of Madras for Enforcement Directorate in the year, 2004 by Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, Government of India.

e. Appointed as Additional Government Pleader, High Court of Madras, in the year 2006 by the State Government of Tamilnadu. promoted as Special Government Pleader in 2007 and in the year 2010 designated as Special Government Pleader (Land Acquisition)

f. Appointed as Special Counsel, High Court of Madras, for Enforcement Directorate in 2006 .. 2009 and tenure extended for another three years i.e., till 2012. further extended as Special Counsel as per the request of Enforcement Directorate zonal office, Chennai, until further orders.

g. Re-appointed as Special Public Prosecutor and Panel Counsel for Enforcement Directorate by Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, Government of India in January, 2016.