Justice B.P. Dharmadhikari to be sworn-in as the Chief Justice of Bombay High Court today at 6.30 P.M. at Raj Bhavan, Malabar Hills, Mumbai.


Shri Bhushan Pradyumna Dharmadhikari, Judge, Bombay High Court at Nagpur is born on 28.04.1958 and his educational qualifications are B.Sc. (Biology), Additional B.A. in English Literature and LL.B. He obtained his B.Sc. Degree in Summer, 1977 and Law Degree in March/April, 1980 from Nagpur University, presently known as Rashtra Sant Tukdoji Maharaj University.

He practiced Law at Nagpur since October 1980 after his enrollment with Bar Council of Maharashtra on 17.10.1980 vide no.1341/17.10.1980. After obtaining LL.B. he joined chambers of Advocate Y. S. Dharmadhikari at Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh), for brief period and then came back to Nagpur and worked under Advocate H.S. Ghare till 1984. He started independently after Shri Ghare became City Civil Judge. He appeared for several Government Corporations, Industries, Employers, Unions and Private clients in all Courts viz. Labour Court, Industrial Court, Civil and Criminal Courts, High Court, Central and State Administrative Tribunals, Co-operative Court, Revenue Authorities.

He was elected unopposed as Secretary V.L.L.P.A. for 4 years and unopposed Library In-Charge High Court Bar Association for 3 years. He was elected as Treasurer H.C.B.A. for subsequent 3 years. He has been Guest Lecturer at Judicial Officers Training Institute, Nagpur since 1997. He has been elevated as Additional Judge on 15.03.2004 and as Judge on 12.03.2006.

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