Justice Naveen Sinha has sworn in as the 31st Chief Justice of Rajasthan.
He was administered the oath to the office by Governor Kalyan Singh as per the provisions of the Article 219 of Constitution.
He was transfered by President Pranab Mukherjee as per provisions Article 222 of Constitution after following recommendation of the Supreme Court collegium headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) T.S. Thakur.
Prior to the transfer, Justice Naveen Sinha was Chief Justice of the Chhattisgarh High Court since July 2014.
About Justice Naveen Sinha
- Born on 19 August 1958. He had obtained LL.B. degree after completing a bachelor’s degree in arts.
- He had joined bar in July 1979 and had practised for 23 years primarily at Patna High Court.
- He was specialised in civil, constitutional, labour, service, commercial, company, criminal laws.
- He was elevated as a judge of Patna High Court and later was made a permanent judge of in February 2004. He was transferred to Chhattisgarh High Court as Chief Justice in July 2014.