New Chief Justice Of Orissa High Court To Take Oath On Monday

Cuttack: Justice S Muralidhar will take oath as the Chief Justice of Orissa High Court at 10 am on January 4.

Earlier on December 31, President Ram Nath Kovind had appointed Justice Muralidhar of Punjab and Haryana High Court as the new Chief Justice of Orissa High Court.

Justice Muralidhar enrolled as an advocate on September 12, 1984 and practised in civil courts in Chennai, Delhi High Court and Supreme Court. He dealt with civil, criminal, constitutional, labour, election, arbitration, PIL, human rights, company, taxation and service matters.

He worked as counsel for Election Commission of India, National Human Rights Commission, Central Vigilance Commission and University Grants Commission and as member of Supreme Court Legal Services Committee from 2000 to 2004.

He was appointed as Additional Judge of Delhi High Court on May 29, 2006 and as Permanent Judge on August 29, 2007. He was transferred to Punjab and Haryana High Court on March 6, 2020.

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