Orissa HC Judge Justice Jaswant Singh Is New Chief Justice Of Tripura High Court

Cuttack: Justice Jaswant Singh of Orissa High Court has been appointed as Chief Justice of Tripura High Court, a notification posted on the website of Ministry of Law & Justice said on Sunday.

“In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of Article 217 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint Shri Justice Jaswant Singh, Judge of the High Court of Orissa to be Chief Justice of the High Court of Tripura, with effect from the date he assumes charge of his office.”

The Supreme Court Collegium’s earlier recommendation to appoint him as Chief Justice of the Orissa High Court was recalled on January 25, which then proposed his elevation as Chief Justice of the Tripura High Court.

Justice Singh enrolled as an advocate in 1986 after completing law and business administration from Maharishi Dayanand University, Rohtak. He held the posts of Assistant Advocate General, Deputy Advocate General, Senior Deputy Advocate General and Additional Advocate General, in the office of Advocate General, Haryana, before being elevated to the bench in 2007 as a judge in the Punjab and Haryana High Court. He was transferred to Orissa High Court in 2021.

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