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Justice G C Gupta sworn-in as Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court

Justice G C Gupta has sworn-in as Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court. He was administered oath by West Bengal governor Kesari Nath Tripathi as per Article 219 of Constitution.

He will have a short tenure as Chief Justice of the High Court as he is due to retire in December 2016. Prior to this appointment he was judge at the Calcutta High Court.

With this appointment for the first time sitting judge was made Chief Justice after almost 30 years when Justice Chittotosh Mukherjee became the Chief Justice of the High Court.

About Justice G C Gupta

  • Justice G C Gupta was born on December one, 1954.
  • He was enrolled as an Advocate in September, 1982.
  • He had practiced in the Calcutta High Court for 17 years in civil, constitutional, company, arbitration and commercial matters.
  • He was appointed as a permanent judge of the Calcutta High Court in September, 2000.

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Justice Dilip Babasaheb Bhosale sworn in as Chief Justice of Allahabad HC

Justice Dilip Babasaheb Bhosale was sworn in as the new Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court. He succeeds Justice D.Y. Chandrachud who was appointed judge of Supreme Court.

He was administered oath of office was administered by Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik in Allahabad as per Article 219 of Constitution.

About Justice Dilip Bhosale

  • He was born in Mumbai in 1956.
  • He was first appointed as judge of Bombay High court in 2001. Later in 2012, he was transferred to Karnataka high court.
  • Prior to his appointment as Chief Justice of Allahabad HC, he was serving as acting chief justice of High Court of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

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