L.G. Havanur, former Law Minister who was born in February 1927 at Ranebennur, shot into prominence with his monumental report as chairman of the Backward Classes Commission. It became popular as the “Havanur Bible”.
Born into a Scheduled Tribe family, Mr. Havanur obtained his degree in law from the Belgaum Law College and set up practice in Haveri. Shifting to Bangalore, he was appointed a government pleader at the High Court