Cauvery dispute: Advocates paid Rs 30.21 crore

Published: 23rd February 2013 10:46 AM  |   Last Updated: 23rd February 2013 10:46 AM   |  A+A-

The government spent over Rs 30.21 crore as fees for advocates appointed to represent the state in the Cauvery dispute.

According to official sources, 19 advocates, including Supreme Court counsel F S Nariman and nine State Advocate Generals represented the state. The highest fee of Rs 11.39 crore was paid to senior SC Counsel Anil B Divan followed by Rs 4.14 crore to S S Javali, Rs 3.52 crore to Mohan V Katrki and Rs 2.94 crore to F S Nariman, while N P Singh was paid Rs 2.53 crore.

Among the Advocate Generals A N Jayaram was paid the highest fee of Rs 76 lakh followed by S Vijayashankar Rs 30.93 lakh, B T Parthasarathy Rs 8.55 lakh and Uday Holla Rs 4.35 lakh.

Nothing was paid to Ashok Haranahalli.

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