Friday, January 27, 2023

NK Singh acting Chief Justice of Gauhati HC

The Centre has notified the appointment of Justice N Kotiswar Singh as the acting Chief Justice of the Gauhati High Court.
The Department of Justice, under the Law Ministry, in a notification, said Justice Singh would take over from January 12 after incumbent Chief Justice Rashmin Manharbhai Chhaya demits office on January 11.
Justice Singh was born on March 1, 1963 at Imphal to (late) Justice N Ibotombi Singh of the Gauhati High Court, who had served as the first Advocate General of Manipur, and N Gomati Devi. He briefly practiced in the Supreme Court before shifting to the Gauhati High Court. He was designated as a senior advocate by the Gauhati High Court in 2008. He was appointed a judge of the Manipur High Court upon its creation in the year 2013. He was later transferred to the Gauahti High Court in 2018

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