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Centre notifies appointment of Justice BP Dharmadhikari as Chief Justice of Bombay High Court

His appointment as the acting chief justice was made last month, in view of Chief Justice Pradeep Nandrajog's retirement.

Aishwarya Iyer

The Central Government has notified that the acting Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court, Justice Bhushan Pradyumna Dharmadhikari, has been appointed as the Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court.

The notification reads,

"In exercise of the power conferred by clause (1) of Article 217 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint Shri Justice Bhushan Pradyumna Dharmadhikari, Judge of the Bombay High Court, to be the Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court with effect from the date he assumes charge of his office."
Central Government Notification

Justice Dharmadhikari was recently appointed as the acting Chief Justice of the High Court last month. This decision was taken in view of the former Chief Justice Pradeep Nandrajog's retirement.

Last month, the Supreme Court Collegium had recommended the elevation of Justice BP Dharmadhikari as the permanent Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court.

Justice BP Dharmadhikari is due to retire in April this year.

Read the notification here]

Orders of appointment of Justice BP Dharmadhikari, to be CJ of BHC(18.03.2020).pdf
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