Mangaluru, June 14, 2019 : Veteran advocate, Vice President of Karnataka Bar Council and former president of Mangalore Bar Association M Seetharam Shetty passed away on June 13, Thursday. He was 85 years of age. Shetty was one of the senior most advocates of Mangaluru.
Shetty had begun his career in law as a junior lawyer of Kallige Mahabala Bhandary in Kasargod. Later, he moved to Mangaluru where he started practicing independently. He had served as special prosecutor of Karnataka Government in several cases. Seetharam Shetty had even served as legal advisor to U T Fareed, former MLA and the late father of DK District in-charge Minister U T Khader. Even Khader had practiced as a junior lawyer under Seetharam.
Seetharam Shetty who had developed breathing problem was admitted to a private hospital a few days ago. He is survived by his wife, a son and daughter.