City

2 New Judges Of Orissa High Court Sworn In

By
OB Bureau

Cuttack: Justice Gourishankar Satapathy and Justice Chittaranjan Dash were sworn in as the judges of Orissa High Court by Chief Justice S Muralidhar on the court premises on Saturday.

The Supreme Court Collegium had approved the proposal for elevation of Judicial Officers Gourishankar Satapathy and Chitta Ranjan Dash as judges of the Orissa High Court last month.

On Friday, President Draupadi Murmu had appointed Gourishankar Satapathy and Chittaranjan Dash as the new judges of the High Court, according to a notification of the Central government. The Centre had notified the appointment of 20 judicial officers and six advocates as judges and additional judges to six high courts.

“In exercise of the power conferred by Clause (l) of Article 217 and Clause (1) of Article 224 of the Constitution of India, the President, after consultation with the Chief Justice of India, is pleased to appoint judges/additional judges to high courts as per the list attached,” the notification stated.

With the swearing-in of Justice Satapathy and Justice Dash, total number of judges in Orissa High Court has gone up to 24.

OB Bureau

Recent Posts

Traffic Restrictions & Diversions In Bhubaneswar During Durga Puja Festivities

Bhubaneswar: The Twin City Commissionerate Police has issued traffic restrictions in Odisha capital from October…

September 29, 2022

Odisha Sees Dip In Daily COVID Tally, Active Cases Below 1400

Bhubaneswar: A day after crossthe ing 200-mark, Odisha on Thursday saw a drop in daily…

September 29, 2022

BJD Supremo Naveen Patnaik Unlikely To Attend Party Meet In Bhubaneswar Today

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik, who is in Bengaluru on a 3-day…

September 29, 2022

Idco Asst Manager Under Vigilance Scanner, Raids On In Bhubaneswar, Puri

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Vigilance officials began simultaneous searches on the houses and properties of civil Assistant…

September 29, 2022

90 Odisha Cops To Be Trained On Forensic Techniques

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Police will train about 90 officers on Thursday on various forensic techniques which…

September 29, 2022

Plot Registration For Bali Jatra Begins In Odisha’s Cuttack City; Check Details

Cuttack: The process for allotment of plots for Bali Jatra-2022 has begun at collector’s conference…

September 29, 2022