Hon'ble Mr. Justice P. Govinda Menon
[Date of Appointment:01.09.1956 - Held Office till: 16.10.1957]
The Hon’ble Mr. P. Govinda Menon, B.A., B.L., Judge, Supreme Court, 1 September 1956 to 15 October, 1957; b. September 1896, s. of V.K. Kunhan Unni m. Kalyanikutthi Amma d. of Dewan Bahadur K.S. Menon, Ex-Chairman Air Transport Licensing Board, Government of India, one s. Educ.: Ganpat High School, Calicut; Samorin’s College Calicut, Persidency College, Madras, Law College Madras, Enrolled September 1920, practiced in Madras High Court both Civil and Criminal; appointed Crown Prosecutor December, 1940; proceeded to Japan as the Indian Representative before the International Military Tribunal for the Far East at Tokyo prosecuting General Tojo and other major Japanese War Criminals; and was in Japan from April to September, 1946 as the Chief Indian Prosecutor; Judge, High Court, Madras, July 1947 – September 1956; Publications; Author of the Chapter on Marumakhattayam and Allyasantana Law in Mayne, Hindu Law.