Chhattisgarh High Court

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Chhattisgarh High Court
Established 1 November 2000
Country  India
Location Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh
Composition method Presidential with confirmation of Chief Justice of India and Governor of respective state.
Authorized by Constitution of India
Decisions are appealed to Supreme Court of India
Judge term length Till 62 years of age
Number of positions 18
Chief Justice
Currently Yatindra Singh
Since 23 October 2012
Bilaspur High Court - Under construction New Campus

The Chhattisgarh High Court (Hindi: छत्तीसगढ़ उच्च न्यायालय) is one of the newest High Courts in India. Madhya Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2000 create a new state by chalking out some part of Madhya Pradesh. It came existence with establishment of Chhattisgarh state, on 1 November 2000. It has jurisdiction over the state of Chhattisgarh. The High Court of Bilaspur is the 19th High Court of India[1]

Justice R. S. Garg was the first Acting CJ of the Chhattisgarh High Court.[1] It is located in Bilaspur. The court has a sanctioned judge strength of eighteen.

Judges of High Court of Chhattisgarh[edit]

  • Hon'ble Justice Yatindra Singh ( Chief Justice )
  • Hon'ble Justice Sunil Kumar Sinha
  • Hon'ble Justice Satish K. Agnihotri
  • Hon'ble Justice T. P. Sharma
  • Hon'ble Justice Nawal Kishore Agarwal
  • Hon'ble Justice Pritinker Diwaker
  • Hon'ble Justice Rangnath Chandrakar
  • Hon'ble Justice Prashant Kumar Mishra
  • Hon'ble Justice Manindra Mohan Shrivastava


The Chief Justice[edit]

Justice Yatindra Singh, the current Chief Justice was born in 1952 . He completed his graduation from Allahabad university in 1970. Between March 1997 and February 1999, he served as an Additional Advocate General of Uttar Pradesh.

Former Chief Justices[edit]

  • Hon'ble Justice Mr. R.S. Garg, joined as Acting Chief Justice on 1st. November, 2000 and officiated till 4 December' 2000
  • Hon'ble Justice Mr. W.A.Shishak, joined as the Chief Justice on 4 December' 2000 and officiated till 6 February' 2002
  • Hon'ble Justice Mr. K.H.N. Kuranga, joined as the Chief Justice on 6 February' 2002 and officiated till 28 May' 2004
  • Hon'ble Justice Mr. A.S.V. Moorthy, joined as the Chief Justice on 28 May' 2004 and officiated till 14 March' 2005
  • Hon'ble Justice Mr. A.K. Patnaik, joined as the Chief Justice on 14 March' 2005 and officiated till 2 February' 2008
  • Hon′ble Justice Mr.Rajeev Gupta, joined as the Chief Justice on 2 February′2008 and officiated till 10 October′ 2012
  • Hon′ble Justice A M Sapre, joined as Acting Chief Justice on 10 October′2012 and officiated till 23 October′ 2012


Former Judges of the High Court who are serving Judges of the Supreme Court of India[edit]

(1) Hon'ble Mr. Justice H.L. Dattu (2) Hon'ble Mr. Justice A.K. Patnaik

Former Judges[edit]

  • Hon'ble Justice Mr. Fakhruddin joined on 21 May 2001 and officiated till May 28, 2004,[4][5]

Chhattisgarh High Court Bar Association[edit]

'Chhattisgarh High Court Bar Association' is the representative body of advocates practicing in Bilaspur High Court of Judicature, elected by way of direct voting from about 2400 members of the Bar Association and is having term of two years.


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  2. ^ "High Court of Chhattisgarh, Sitting Judges". Retrieved 10 June 2013. 
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