Bhubaneswar, Feb 7: Justice Chakradhari Sharan Singh was sworn in as the Chief Justice of the Orissa High Court today, with Odisha Governor Raghubar Das administering the oath at a special ceremony today.
Justice Singh’s name was recommended by the Supreme Court Collegium to the Central Government for appointment as the next Chief Justice of the Orissa High Court following the retirement of Chief Justice Subhasis Talapatra on October 3, 2023.
Born on January 20, 1963, Justice Singh earned his LLB degree from Delhi University and began practicing at the High Court of Judicature at Patna in 1990, specializing in constitutional, service, criminal, and arbitration matters.
He was appointed as a judge of the High Court of Judicature at Patna on April 5, 2012, and has also served as the Additional Advocate General for Bihar for 22 years.
Justice Singh's tenure will conclude in January 2025.