Bhubaneswar: President of India today appointed Sanjeeb Kumar Panigrahi as the judge of Orissa High Court.
An official notification in this regard was issued by the Ministry of Law and Justice today. The appointment will come into effect from the date Panigrahi assumes charge of his office, the notification said.
With the new appointment, the number of judges in Orissa High Court will increase to 14. Notably, Panigrahi has advocated several cases on behalf of the Odisha Government in the Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court Collegium had in October, last year recommended the name of Sanjeeb Kumar Panigrahi for appointment as a judge of the Orissa High Court.