Chhattisgarh High Court

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Chhattisgarh High Court
Established1 November 2000
Country India
LocationBilaspur, Chhattisgarh
Composition methodPresidential with confirmation of Chief Justice of India and Governor of respective state.
Authorized byConstitution of India
Decisions are appealed toSupreme Court of India
Judge term lengthmandatory retirement by age of 62
No. of positions19
Websitehighcourt.cg.gov.in
Chief Justice
CurrentlyAjay Kumar Tripathi
Since7 July 2018
Bilaspur High Court - Under construction New Campus

The Chhattisgarh High Court is one of the High Courts in India located at village Bodri, Bilaspur with jurisdiction over the state of Chhattisgarh. It was established on 1 November 2000 with the creation of new state of Chhattisgarh upon the reorganisation of the state of Madhya Pradesh. The High Court of Bilaspur is the 19th High Court of India.[1][2]

Justice R. S. Garg was the first acting Chief Justice of the Chhattisgarh High Court.[1] The court has a sanctioned judge strength of eighteen.

Judges of the High Court[edit]

  • Hon'ble The Chief Justice
  • Justice Pritinker Diwaker
  • Justice Prashant Mishra
  • Justice Manindra Mohan Shrivastava
  • Justice Goutam Bhaduri
  • Justice Sanjay K. Agrawal
  • Justice P. Sam Koshy
  • Justice Rajendra Chandra Singh Samant
  • Justice Sharad Kumar Gupta
  • Justice Ram Prasanna Sharma
  • Justice Arvind Sigh Chandel
  • Justice Parth Prateem Sahu
  • Justice Gautam Chouridya
  • Justice Vimla Singh Kapoor
  • Justice Rajani Dubey[3]

Former Chief Justices[edit]

# Chief Justices Date of Appointment Date of Retirement
- R. S. Garg (Acting) 1 November 2000 4 December 2000
1 W.A. Shishak 5 December 2000 15 January 2002
2 K.H.N. Kuranga 6 February 2002 10 May 2004
3 Ayyampalayam Somasundaram Venkatachala Moorthy 28 May 2004 7 January 2005
4 A.K. Patnaik 14 March 2005 1 October 2005
5 S.R. Nayak 17 November 2005 31 December 2006
6 H.L. Dattu 12 February 2007 17 May 2007
7 Rajeev Gupta 2 February 2008 9 October 2012
8 Yatindra Singh 22 October 2012 8 October 2014
- Navin Sinha (Acting) 9 October 2014 8 April 2015
9 Navin Sinha 9 April 2015 11 May 2016
10 Deepak Gupta 16 May 2016 16 February 2017
11 Thottathil B. Radhakrishnan 18 March 2017 6 July 2018
12 Ajay Kumar Tripathi 7 July 2018 Incumbent

Former Judges of the High Court who served as Judges of the Supreme Court of India[edit]

Chhattisgarh High Court Bar Association[edit]

Chhattisgarh High Court Bar Association is the representative body of advocates practicing in Bilaspur High Court elected by way of direct voting from about 2400 members of the Bar Association and its officials have a term of two years.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://www.hindu.com/2000/10/28/stories/01280002.htm
  2. ^ "Inaugural Speech". Chhattisgarh High Court. Retrieved 13 October 2014.
  3. ^ "High Court of Chhattisgarh, Sitting Judges". Archived from the original on 6 February 2013. Retrieved 13 October 2014.

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