Beltangady: N D Ratnavarma Bunnu, an advocate based here, has been appointed an additional Union government advocate for the region.
He will hold a three-year tenure and he is so far the only advocate from here qualified and authorized by the Union government in Dakshina Kannada jurisdiction.
He is married to Mrinalini. He is a FIDE-rated chess player. Their son Satvik too is a skilled chess played and has won laurels at various levels.