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New Chief Justice of Jharkhand HC takes oath

PTI | Last Updated: Saturday, November 16, 2013 - 14:04

Ranchi: Justice R Banumathi on Saturday took oath as the Chief Justice of Jharkhand High Court.

She was administered the oath by Governor Syed Ahmed at the Raj Bhavan here.

The 58-year-old Chief Justice succeeded Justice Prakash Chandra Tatia, who retired recently, and Justice D N Patel was functioning as the acting Chief Justice of the High Court.
She was elevated as a judge of the Madras High Court in 2003.

Chief Minister Hemant Soren and other dignitaries were present on the occasion.

First Published: Saturday, November 16, 2013 - 14:04
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