Demise of a humble workaholic

Bar & Bench September 20 2011

Somasekhar Sundaresan provides an insight into Mr. C Achuthan, a man of many facets, former Presiding Officer of the SAT, Chairman of TRAC, lawyer, humble workoholic and friend.

In a nation obsessed with icons and individuals as opposed to ideas and issues, the demise of an unassuming man who quietly made major contributions to building institutions would leave a void. It is so with the demise of Mr. C. Achuthan, best known for his eight-year stint as the Presiding Officer of the Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) – a role that made him synonymous with Indian securities law jurisprudence.

 

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