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Appointment of Acting Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court


President appoints Justice Hamarsan Singh Thangkhiew as Judge of Meghalaya High Court to perform the duties of the Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court.


Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notification dt. 3-11-2021]

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Appointment of Acting Chief Justice


President appoints Justice Vineet Kothari, senior-most Judge of Gujarat High Court, to perform the duties of the office of the Chief Justice of that High Court with effect from the date Justice Vikram Nath relinquishes the charge as Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court consequent upon his appointment as Judge of the Supreme Court of India and Justice Rashmin Manharbhai Chhaya, senior-most Judge of Gujarat High Court, to perform the duties of the office of the Chief Justice of Gujarat High Court with effect from 02nd September 2021 consequent upon the retirement of Shri Justice Vineet Kothari.


Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notification dt. 27-08-2021]

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Appointment of Acting Chief Justice


President appoints Justice Mamidanna Satya Ratna Sri Ramachandra Rao, senior-most Judge of Telangana High Court, to perform the duties of the office of the Chief Justice of that High Court with effect from the date Kumari Justice Hima Kohli relinquishes the charge as Chief Justice of the Telangana High Court consequent upon her appointment as Judge of the Supreme Court of India.


Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notification dt. 27-8-2021]

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Appointment of Acting Chief Justice


President appoints Justice Meenakshi Madan Rai, senior-most Judge of Sikkim High Court, to perform the duties of the office of the Chief Justice of that High Court with effect from the date Justice Jitendra Kumar Maheshwari relinquishes the charge as Chief Justice of the Sikkim High Court consequent upon his appointment as Judge of the Supreme Court of India.


Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notification dt. 27-08-2021]

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Appointment of Acting Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court


President appoints Justice Satish Chandra Sharma, senior-most Judge of Karnataka High Court, to perform the duties of the office of the Chief Justice of that High Court with effect from the date Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka relinquishes the charge as Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court consequent upon his appointment as Judge of the Supreme Court of India.


Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notification dt. 27-8-2021]

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Appointment of Acting Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court

President appoints Shri Justice Ravi Vijaykumar Malimath, senior-most Judge of Himachal Pradesh High Court, to perform the duties of the office of the Chief Justice of that High Court with effect from 1st July, 2021 consequent upon the retirement of Shri Justice Lingappa Narayana Swamy, Chief Justice, Himachal Pradesh High Court. A notification in this regard has been issued by the Department of Justice, Ministry of Law & Justice today.

Shri Justice Ravi Vijaykumar Malimath, B.Com., LL.B., was enrolled as an Advocate on 28th January, 1987. He practised for 20 years before the High Court of Karnataka, High Court of Madras and the Supreme Court of India in Civil, Criminal, Constitutional, Labour, Company, Serv.ice cases etc. He specializes in Constitutional Law. He worked in Bangalore University, Bangalore and Kuvempu University, Shimoga. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Karnataka High Court on February 18, 2008 and Permanent Judge on February 17, 2010. He was transferred to Himachal Pradesh High Court on 07.01.2019.


Ministry of Law and Justice

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Appointment of Acting Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court

President appoints Shri Justice Munishwar Nath Bhandari, senior-most Judge of the Allahabad High Court, to perform the duties of the office of the Chief Justice of that High Court with effect from 26-06-2021 consequent upon the retirement of Shri Justice Sanjay Yadav, Chief Justice, Allahabad High Court.


Ministry of Law and Justice

Notification dt. 22-06-2021

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Appointment of Acting Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court

Justice Sanjay Yadav, senior-most Judge of Allahabad High Court, to perform duties of the Chief Justice of that Court with effect from 14-04-2021 consequent upon retirement of Justice Govind Mathur, Chief Justice, Allahabad High Court.


Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notification dt. 09-04-2021]

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APPOINTMENT

President appoints Justice Rajesh Bindal, senior-most Judge of Common High Court for the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir and Union Territory of Ladakh, to perform the duties of the office of Chief Justice of that High Court with effect from 09-12-2020 consequent upon the retirement of Kumari Justice Gita Mittal, Chief Justice, Common High Court for the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir and Union Territory of Ladakh.


Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notification dt. 08-12-2020]

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President appoints Justice Sanjay Yadav, senior-most Judge of the Madhya Pradesh High Court, to perform the duties of the office of Chief Justice of that High Court with effect from 30th September 2020 consequent upon the retirement of Justice Ajay Kumar Mittal, Chief Justice, Madhya Pradesh High Court.


Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notification dt. 22-09-2020]

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Appointment of Acting Chief Justice

President appoints Justice Nongmeikapam Kotiswar Singh, senior-most Judge of the Gauhati High Court, to perform the duties of the office of Chief Justice of that High Court with effect from 21-09-2020 consequent upon the retirement of  Justice Ajai Lamba, Chief Justice, Gauhati High Court.


Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notification dt. 16-09-2020]

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Justice Ravi Vijaykumar Malimath, senior-most Judge of the Uttarakhand High Court, to perform the duties of the office of Chief Justice of that High Court with effect from 28th July, 2020 consequent upon the retirement of Shri Justice Ramesh Ranganathan, Chief Justice, Uttarakhand High Court.

NOTIFICATION


Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notification dt. 16-07-2020]

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Justice Meenakshi Madan Rai, senior-most Judge of the Sikkim High Court, to perform the duties of the office of the Chief Justice of that High Court with effect from 15th July, 2020 to 06th August, 2020 (both days inclusive) during the absence of Shri Justice Arup Kumar Goswami, Chief Justice, Sikkim High Court, on leave.

NOTIFICATION


Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notification dt. 16-07-2020]

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Appointment of the Acting Chief Justice of the Orissa High Court

President appoints Justice Sanju Panda, the senior-most Judge of the Orissa High Court to perform the duties of the Office of Chief Justice of that High Court with effect from 05-01-2020, consequent upon the retirement of Justice Kalpesh Satyendra Jhaveri, Chief Justice, Orissa High Court.


Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notification dt. 03-01-2020]

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Orders of Appointment

In exercise of the powers conferred by Article 223 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint Shri Justice Hamarsan Singh Thangkhiew, Judge of the Meghalaya High Court, to perform the duties of the office of Chief Justice of that High Court with effect from the date Shri Justice Ajay Kumar Mittal relinquishes the charge as Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court consequent upon his transfer as Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court.


Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notification dt. 01-11-2019]

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The President is pleased to appoint Shri Justice Sanjay Yadav, Judge of the Madhya Pradesh High Court, to perform the duties of the office of Chief Justice of that High Court with effect from the date Shri Justice Ravi Shanker Jha relinquishes the charge as Acting Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court consequent upon his appointment as Chief Justice of the Punjab & Haryana High Court.


Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notification dt. 05-10-2019]

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Orders of Appointment of the Acting Chief Justice of the H.P. Court

President appoints Justice Dharam Chand Chaudhary, senior-most Judge of the Himachal Pradesh High Court, to perform the duties of the office of Chief Justice of that High Court with effect from the date Justice V. Ramasubramanian relinquishes the charge as the Chief Justice of the Himachal Pradesh High Court consequent upon his appointment as a Judge of the Supreme Court of India.


Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notification dt. 20-09-2019]

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President appoints Justice Chandra Villa Koyanalipilla Abdul Rehim, the senior-most Judge of the Kerala High Court, to perform the duties of the office of Chief Justice of that High Court with effect from the date Justice Hrishikesh Roy relinquishes the charge as the Chief Justice of the Kerala High Court consequent upon his appointment as a Judge of the Supreme Court of India.


Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notification dt. 20-09-2019]

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Order of appointment of Acting Chief Justice of the Rajasthan High Court

President appoints Justice Mohammad Rafiq, senior-most Judge of the Rajasthan High Court, to perform the duties of the office of Chief Justice of that High Court with effect from the date Justice Shripathi Ravindra Bhat relinquishes the charge as Chief Justice of the Rajasthan High Court consequent upon his appointment as a Judge of the Supreme Court of India.


Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notification dt. 20-09-2019]

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President appoints Justice Rajeev Sharma, senior-most Judge of the Punjab and Haryana High Court, to perform the duties of the office of Chief Justice of that High Court with effect from the date Shri Justice Krishna Murari relinquishes the charge as Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court consequent upon his appointment as a Judge of the Supreme Court of India.


Ministry of Law and Justice

[Notification dt. 20-09-2019]