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Justice Munishwar Nath Bhandari Appointed As Chief Justice Of Madras High Court

Sebin James
10 Feb 2022 2:09 PM GMT
Justice Munishwar Nath Bhandari Appointed As Chief Justice Of Madras High Court
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Justice Munishwar Nath Bhandari has been appointed as the Chief Justice of Madras High Court. In exercise of the powers conferred under Clause (1) of Article 217 of the Indian Constitution, the President of India in consultation with the Chief Justice of India has made the appointment, states the notification issued by Additional Secretary (Ministry of Law & Justice) dated 10th...

Justice Munishwar Nath Bhandari has been appointed as the Chief Justice of Madras High Court. In exercise of the powers conferred under Clause (1) of Article 217 of the Indian Constitution, the President of India in consultation with the Chief Justice of India has made the appointment, states the notification issued by Additional Secretary (Ministry of Law & Justice) dated 10th February, 2021.

The Supreme Court Collegium in its meeting held on December 14, 2021 and January 29, 2022 had recommended the elevation of ACJ Munishwar Nath Bhandari as the Chief Justice of High Court.

It was in November 2021 that Justice Bhandari was transferred from Allahabad High Court to Madras High Court. On November 22, 2021, he was sworn in as the Acting Chief Justice of the Madras High Court, following the transfer of previous Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee to Meghalaya High Court.

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