Justice Mukhopadhyay was appointed judge of Patna High
Court in 1994 and subsequently in November 2000, he was
transfered to Jharkhand High Court following a new state was
In 2006, he was transferred to Madras High Court where
he functioned as acting Chief Justice briefly.
Prior to his elevation as High Court judge, he was a
leading advocate practising at Patna high Court in Bihar.
Chief Minister Narendra Modi, his cabinet colleagues,
senior government officials, acting Chief Justice of Gujarat
High Court M S Shah, High Court judges and senior lawyers were
present in the swearing in ceremony.
Ahmedabad: Justice S J Mukhopadhyay was
today administered oath of office as Chief Justice of Gujarat
High Court by Governor Dr Kamala at Raj Bhavan here.
First Published: Thursday, December 10, 2009, 00:35