Bhubaneswar: Justice Indrajit Mohanty today took oath as the Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court. He was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra.
Mohanty, who is now the 37th Chief Justice of the Rajasthan High Court, took the oath in English.
Chief Secretary D B Gupta read out the appointment warrant issued by President Ramnath Kovind.
Among others, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, Assembly Speaker CP Joshi, members of the State cabinet and government officials were present on the occasion.
The Supreme Court, earlier in August, had recommended Justice Mohanty as Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court.
Justice Mohanty, a native of Cuttack, was elevated as the Orissa High Court’s Judge on March 30, 2006. He took oath as a Judge of the Bombay High Court on November 14, 2018.