Justice Dr S Muralidhar to swear in as Orissa HC Chief Justice on Jan 4

Bhubaneswar: Justice Dr S Muralidhar will take charge as the Chief Justice of Orissa High Court (HC) at 10 AM on January 4.

Muralidhar, who is currently posted at the Punjab and Haryana High Court, was earlier recommended by the Supreme Court Collegium for his elevation as the Chief Justice of Orissa HC.

Later,  President  Ram Nath Kovind, in exercise of the power conferred by clause (1) of Article 217 of the Constitution of India, Muralidhar and three other judges Him Kohli, Sanjib Banerjee and Pankaj Mithal as the Chief Justices of Orissa, Telangana, Madras, and J&K and Ladakh, respectively.

For the swearing-n ceremony,  the Home Department has directed the Information and Public Relation Department to take that necessary arrangements.

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