On Friday, the Ministry of Law and Justice notified the appointment of Justice Sanjay Kumar Mishra, Judge of Uttarakhand High Court as Chief Justice of Jharkhand High Court.
Law Minister tweeted:
About Justice Sanjay Kumar Mishra:
Justice Mishra, born on 29.12.1961, completed LL.B. from Law Faculty, Delhi University in 1987.
From March, 1988 joined profession and started practice in Bolangir District Courts under the guidance of his father, Shri Markanda Mishra.
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He Secured the 1st position in the Recruitment Examination for District Judges from Bar and on 16.2.1999 joined as Additional District & Sessions Judge, Jeypore.
He also worked as District & Sessions Judge, Sundergarh, Dhenkanal, Special Judge (CBI), Bhubaneswar and joined as Registrar General of Orissa High Court.
Justice Mishra was Elevated as Judge of the Orissa High Court on 07.10.2009.
Thereafter he was transferred to High Court of Uttarakhand where he assumed the charge of the office of Judge of the High Court of Uttarakhand on 11.10.2021
He was appointed as the Acting Chief Justice of High Court of Uttarakhand on 24/12/2021 and held the office till 28/06/2022.