Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court

Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court
Question: Recently, who was sworn in as the Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court?
(a) Justice Ajay Kumar Mittal
(b) Justices Talwant Singh
(c) Justice Rajnish Bhatnagar
(d) Justice Brijesh Sethi
Answer: (a)
Related facts:
  • On 28th May, 2019, Justice Ajay Kumar Mittal has been sworn in as the Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court.
  • Governor Tathagata Roy administered him the oath of office in a ceremony at Raj Bhavan, Shillong.
  • His appointment to the post came after the retirement of Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir.
  • Prior to this appointment, Justice AK Mittal was the judge of the Punjab and Haryana High Court.
  • The Chief Justice of a High Court is appointed as per provision of Article 217 of Indian constitution by President with consultation of Chief Justice of India (CJI).

Links:

http://www.newsonair.com/News?title=Justice-Ajay-Kumar-Mittal-sworn-in-as-Chief-Justice-of-Meghalaya-HC&id=364037

http://doj.gov.in/sites/default/files/memohc_0_1.pdf

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