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Justice Sudip Ranjan Sen will take over as Acting Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court on March 3, 2018, according to a Government of India notification.
Justice Sen will take over from Justice Tarun Agarwala, who held the post for less than a month. Justice Agarwala was appointed Chief Justice on February, 13, 2018.
Justice Agarwala’s retirement brings the number of High Courts functioning without a full time Chief Justice to ten, as per the Department of Justice website.
Justice Sen who joined the Bar in 1989, graduated from the Shillong Law College. He began his professional career as a school teacher. He served the State of Meghalaya as an Assistant Public Prosecutor and Government Pleader before passing the Meghalaya Higher Judicial Service Examination in the year 2000.
He served as a subordinate Judge for twelve years before being appointed Additional Judge of the Gauhati High Court in 2012. He was confirmed as a permanent Judge of the Meghalaya High Court in 2014.
Read the notification