President appoints Prashant Kumar Mishra as Chief Justice of Chhattisgarh High Court

President Ram Nath Kovind, in the exercise of the powers conferred by Article 223 of the Constitution, appointed Justice Prashant Kumar Mishra, senior-most Judge of the Chhattisgarh High Court, to perform the duties of the office of the Chief Justice of that High Court with effect from June 1, 2021, consequent upon the retirement of Justice Parappillil Ramakrishnan Nair Ramachandra Menon, Chief Justice, Chhattisgarh High Court.

A notification in this regard was issued by the Department of Justice, Ministry of Law and Justice on Monday.

Justice Mishra, BSc, LLB, enrolled as an Advocate on September 4, 1987 and practiced in the District Court, Madhya Pradesh High Court and Chhattisgarh High Court in Civil, Constitutional, Revenue and criminal matters.

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His field of specialization was Constitutional and Civil matters. He served as Additional Advocate General and Advocate General for the State of Chhattisgarh. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Chhattisgarh High Court on December 10, 2009 and as a Permanent Judge on November 28, 2014.

Source: ILNS
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