Ajay Kumar Tripathi

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Ajay Kumar Tripathi (born: 12 November 1957) is an Indian Judge and the Member of Lokpal since 23 March 2019[1]. He was also the Chief justice of Chhattisgarh High Court.

Honourable

Ajay Kumar Tripathi
Member of Lokpal
Assumed office
23 March 2019
Appointed byRam Nath Kovind
Chief Justice of Chattisgarh High Court
In office
7 July 2018 – 22 March 2019
Nominated byDipak Misra
Appointed byRam Nath Kovind
Personal details
Born12 November 1957
(age 61)
Alma materDelhi University

Career[edit]

Tripathi was graduated in Economics with Hons. from Shri Ram College of Commerce and studied Law from Delhi University. He started practice in 1981 at Patna High Court on Service matter, Constitutional, Taxation, Excise and commercial litigations. Tripathi was the Standing Counsel for the Union of India and the Income Tax Department. He also appeared on behalf of the CBI and the Auditor and Comptroller General of India. He served as an Additional Advocate General for the State of Bihar. On 9 October 2006 he was elevated as an Additional Judge of Patna High Court.[2] Justice Tripathi became the Chief Justice of the Chhattisgarh High Court on 7 July 2018.[3][4][5]On 23 March 2019 he was appointed as the Member of Lokpal.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lokpal: Meet the men and women who will probe corruption". qrius.com. Retrieved 29 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Hon'ble Mr. Justice Ajay Kumar Tripathi". patnahighcourt.gov.in. Retrieved 2 November 2018.
  3. ^ "Justice Ajay Kumar Tripathi sworn-in as chief justice of Chhattisgarh HC". Retrieved 2 November 2018.
  4. ^ "Sitting Judges". Retrieved 2 November 2018.
  5. ^ "Justice Ajay Tripathi sworn-in as Chief Justice of C'garh". The Pioneer. 8 July 2018. Retrieved 4 May 2019.