Renowned academician and father of modern Indian Legal Education, Prof. NR Madhava Menon passed away at the age of 84 years.
Padamshree Prof. Menon renowned Legal Academician and Jurist is credited for revolutionising legal education through the National Law School of India University, Bangalore and by introducing the 5-year integrated LLB programme making it a much sought-after career among the brilliant minds. The vacuum that Prof. Menon has left is not possible to be filled. Not only he is credited for establishing the pioneer Law Universities, but also, heading the National Judicial Academy for imparting training for Judges and Judicial Officers.
Prof. Menon commanded a unique respect amongst the entire legal fraternity including the Judges, Lawyers, Academicians, Researchers, Law Reformers and students.
We only hope that the path that he had carved and the standards that he had set would be followed and emulated by the present age generation.