N. R. Madhava Menon, Indian legal educator, Died at 84

Law educator Neelakanta Ramakrishna Madhava Menon was born on May 4, 1935, and died on May 8, 2019.

He was an Indian legal educator, considered by many as the father of modern legal education in India.

Menon founded and Directed the National Law School of India University (NLSIU) and the National Judicial Academy, Bhopal.

He was also the founder Vice Chancellor of the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS).

In 2003, he was honored by the Government of India, with the fourth highest Indian civilian award of Padma Shri.

He was born at Thiruvananthapuram, in the South Indian state of Kerala in a Nair.

N. R. Madhava Menon passed away at 84 years old.