The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Gopala Chariar, Sarukhai
Gopala Chariar, Sarukhai, B.A. B.L. Dewan Bahadur, (Retired; Dewan of Travancote; b, at Kumbakonam, 1852; educ; at the Mission School, Negapatam, and Kumbaconam College; B.A., 1870; entered Government service as Sub-Registrar, 1870; passed B.L. 1876; resigned and enrolled as Vakil, High Court, Madras, 1878; again joined service as Sub-Judge, 1885; Assistant Sessions Judge, 1895, Ag. District and Sessions Judge, 1897; Dewan Bahadur, 1898; confirmed as Judge, 1908; Dewan of Travancore, 1906; gave evidence before the Police Commission, and was one of the select officers consulted twice on the revision of the old Civil Procedure Code, 1907; retired, 1908. Address: Kumbakonam, Madras Presidency, India.