Justice Iqbal Ahmed Ansari has been sworn-in as the 39th Chief Justice of Patna High Court.
He was administered oath to the office by Bihar Governor Ramnath Kovind as per Article 219 of constitution at a function in Raj Bhawan, Patna. He will retire on October 29, 2016.
About Justice Iqbal Ahmed Ansari
- He was born on October 29, 1954. He had completed BSc. from Darrang College, Tezpur and also had completed graduation in law from Tezpur Law College.
- He had joined Assam Judicial Service in 1991. He had served as District & Sessions Judge at Dibrugarh, Karimganj and Nagaon.
- In 2002, he was elevated to the bench of Guwahati High Court as Judge. He also had worked as Registrar General of Gauhati High Court.
- He had joined the Patna High Court in November 2013. Earlier he had twice worked as Acting Chief Justice of Patna High Court since December 2014.