Justice Dinesh Maheshwari has sworn in as the Chief justice of the Meghalaya High Court. He was administered the oath as Chief Justice by state Governor V. Shanmuganathan.
Prior to this appointment he was working in Allahabad High Court. The post of the Chief Justice of the High Court fell vacant after the retirement of Chief Justice Uma Nath Singh on January 14, 2016. Since then, Justice Sudip Ranjan Singh was serving as the acting Chief Justice of the state high court.
Justice Maheshwari graduated in Law from Jodhpur University in 1980. He enrolled as an Advocate on 8 March 1981. He practiced mainly on civil and constitutional sides. He took oath as judge of Rajasthan High Court on 2 September 2004 than later on he was transferred to Allahabad High Court in 2014.
Extra Info :
Chief Minister of Meghalaya : Mukul Sangma
Governor of Meghalaya : V. Shanmuganathan
Capital of Meghalaya : Shillong
So lets discuss some questions related to this post which can be asked in the upcoming exams :
1. Name the person who has sworn in as Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court ?
2. Justice Maheshwari has replaced whom as Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court ?
Courtesy : The Hindu