List of the Chief Justices of Patna High Court

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The list shows incumbent and past Chief Justices of Patna High Court, the High Court of the state of Bihar. In Indian legal jurisdiction, High Courts are instituted as constitutional courts under the Indian Constitution.[1]


Chief Justice Start of term End of term
Rekha Manharlal Doshit 21 June 2010 Current
Dipak Misra 23 December 2009 20 June 2010
Prafulla Kumar Mishra 12 August 2009 16 September 2009
R.M. Lodha 13 April 2008 16 December 2008
Rajesh Balia 5 January 2008 3 March 2008
Dr. J.N. Bhatt 18 July 2005 16 October 2007
Ravi S. Dhavan 25 January 2000 22 July 2004
B.M. Lal 9 July 1997 6 October 1999
D.P. Wadhwa 29 September 1995 21 March 1997
G.P. Patnaik 19 May 1995 11 September 1995
K. Venkataswamy 19 September 1994 6 March 1995
K.S. Paripoornan 24 January 1994 11 June 1994
Bimal Chandra Basak 18 March 1991 21 October 1994
Gangadhar Ganesh Sohani 24 October 1989 17 December 1990
Shushil Kumar Jha 19 October 1989 23 October 1989
Dipak Kumar Sen 1 May 1988 1 May 1989
Bhagwati Prasad Jha 2 January 1988 2 January 1988
Surjit Singh Sandhawalia 29 November 1983 27 July 1987
Krishna Ballabh Narayan Singh 19 July 1976 12 March 1982
Shyam Nandan Prasad Singh 3 October 1974 1 May 1976
Nand Lall Untwalia 29 September 1972 3 October 1974
Ujjal Narayan Sinha 5 September 1970 29 September 1972
Satish Chandra Mishra 9 November 1968 5 September 1970
Ramaswamy Lakshmi Narasimhan 4 January 1965 2 August 1968
Vaidyanathier Ramaswami 30 April 1956 4 January 1965
Sudhansu Kumar Das 10 January 1955 30 April 1956
Syed Jafar Imam 3 September 1953 10 January 1955
David Ezra Reuben 1 June 1952 2 September 1953
Pandit Lakshami Kant Jha 8 April 1950 1 June 1952
Sir Herbert Ribton Meredith 25 January 1950 8 April 1950
Sir Clifford Monmohan Agarwala 9 January 1948 24 January 1950
Sir Syed Fazl Ali 19 January 1943 14 October 1946
Sir Arther Trevor Harries 10 October 1938 19 January 1943
Sir Courtney Terrell 31 March 1928 6 May 1938
Sir Thomas Fredrick Dawson Miller 31 October 1917 31 March 1928
Sir Edward Maynerd Champs Chamier 1 March 1916 30 October 1917

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Retired Chief Justice". The High Court of Judicature at Patna. Retrieved 2011-04-03.