According to High Court sources, the Presidential warrant of appointment of Justice Nagappan reached here during the day.
Following the elevation of former Chief Justice V Gopala Gowda to the bench of Supreme Court, Justice Pradeep K Mohanty is currently officiating as the Acting Chief Justice of the High Court.
Born in October 1951, Justice Nagappan was appointed as an additional judge of Madras High Court in September 2000 and was continuing as a permanent judge there since September 2002.
Cuttack: Senior judge of the Madras High Court Justice C Nagappan will be sworn-in as the new Chief Justice of the Orissa High Court here on February 27.
First Published: Saturday, February 23, 2013, 21:55