Retired High Court Judge P. Devadass has been appointed as the chairperson of the five member Lokayukta by the Governor of Tamilnadu. Former District Judges K Jayabalan and R.Krishnamoorthy will be the two judicial members. Retired IAS Officer M Rajaram and Advocate K. Arumugham will constitute the two non judicial members.
The Chairperson and the members shall hold office for a period of 5 years or till they attain the age of 70, whichever is earlier. The State Government had constituted a search committee in December last year to submit names for the posts of Chairperson and members of the Lokayukta.