Chief Justice of Bombay High Court

Chief Justice of Bombay High Court

Question: Who was recently appointed the Chief Justice of Bombay High Court?
(a) Pradeep Nandrajog
(b) Naresh Patil
(c) Ranjan Gogoi
(d) Arun Mishra
Answer: (a)
Related facts:

  • On 7 April 2019,Justice Pradeep Nandrajog sworn in as Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court.
  • Maharashtra Governor Vidyasagar Rao administered the oath of office to Justice Nandrajog at a ceremony held at the Raj Bhawan.
  • He has earlier served as Chief Justice of the Rajasthan High Court
  • He succeeded Justice Naresh Patil who got retired as Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court on April 6.

Justice Nandrajog:

  • Justice Pradeep Nandrajog is 61 and got enrolled as an advocate with the Bar Council of Delhi in 1981.
  • He is a specialist in arbitration, commercial, service and company matters and also land revenue, elections, etc.
  • Justice Nandrajog was elevated as an additional judge of the Delhi High Court on December 20, 2012 and appointed Chief Justice of the Rajasthan High Court on April 2, 2017.

Links:
https://www.ndtv.com/mumbai-news/pradeep-nandrajog-sworn-in-as-chief-justice-of-bombay-high-court-2019346
https://www.news18.com/news/india/justice-pradeep-nandrajog-sworn-in-as-chief-justice-of-bombay-high-court-2092667.html

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