Chief Justices appointed in 3 HCs
   Date :05-Jan-2021

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Chennai :
 
Justice Pankaj Mithal was administered oath of office as Chief Justice of J&K, Ladakh. Justice S Muralidhar was appointed as Chief Justice of Orissa High Court. Also, Justice Joymalya Bagchi was sworn-in as Andhra Pradesh HC judge 
 
Justice Sanjib Banerjee was sworn in as Chief Justice of the Madras High Court by Governor Banwarilal Purohit here on Monday. Governor Purohit administered the oath of office to Justice Banerjee in a ceremony at the Raj Bhawan here. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami, Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, State Ministers, Chief Secretary K Shanmugam participated. Justice Banerjee, senior-most judge of the Calcutta High Court, would be the 50th Chief Justice of the Madras High Court.
 
His predecessor, Chief Justice Amreshwar Pratap Sahi retired on December 31, 2020. Justice Banerjee, born on November 2, 1961 graduated in Economics (Honours) and in law, both from the University of Calcutta and enrolled as an advocate on November 21, 1990. He practised mainly in the High Court of Calcutta as well as in the Supreme Court. He was elevated to the Bench of the High Court at Calcutta as a permanent Judge on June 22, 2006. Justice Pankaj Mithal administered Oath of office as Chief Justice of J&K, Ladakh: JAMMU and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Singh on Monday administered the Oath of Office to Justice Pankaj Mithal who was sworn in as the new Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. He also congratulated Mithal on his new appointment. “Justice Pankaj Mithal sworn-in as the new Chief Justice of the Common High Court for Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh.
 
Lt Governor @manojsinha_ administers the Oath of Office to the new Chief Justice, congratulates him for his new appointment,” the Jammu and Kashmir Public Relations department tweeted. Justice S Muralidhar takes oath as Chief Justice of Orissa High Court: Justice S Muralidhar took oath as Chief Justice of Orissa High Court on Monday. He was administered the oath of office by Governor Prof. Ganeshi Lal at Raj Bhawan, Bhubaneswar. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik attended the ceremony via video conferencing. “Congratulate Justice Dr S Muralidhar on being appointed as Chief Justice of Orissa High Court. Welcome him to Odisha and wish him a successful tenure,” Patnaik tweeted. Justice Joymalya Bagchi sworn in as Andhra Pradesh High Court judge: Justice Joymalya Bagchi was sworn in as a judge of the Andhra Pradesh High Court on Monday. “AP High Court Chief Justice J.K. Maheshwari officiated Bagchi’s swearing in at 10:15 a.m. in court hall number 1,” said an official statement. Bagchi has been transferred from Kolkata High Court to Andhra Pradesh High Court.