Patna: Dipak Misra was today sworn in as the
new Chief Justice of Patna High Court.
Bihar Governor D Konwar administered the oath to justice
Misra at a simple function at Raj Bhavan.
Born on October 3, 1953, Misra joined as advocate at
Orissa High Court in 1977 before being elevated as judge of
Orissa High Court in 1996.
He was transferred to Madhya Pradesh High Court in March
1997 and since then he was serving there before his promotion
as Chief Justice of Patna High Court.
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, his deputy S K Modi, State
assembly speaker U N Choudhary, legislative council chairman T
K Jha, besides several judges of the High Court were present
at the oath-taking ceremony.
Opposition leader Rabri Devi was also present.