Vijaya Kamlesh Tahilramani sworn in as Chief Justice of Madras High Court

Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit administered the oath of office to Ms Tahilramani at a function held at the Durbar Hall of Raj Bhavan.

Published: 12th August 2018 01:55 PM  |   Last Updated: 13th August 2018 03:41 AM   |  A+A-

Madras High Court (File Photo | PTI)

By Express News Service

CHENNAI: Justice Vijaya Kamlesh Tahilramani who was sworn in as the Chief Justice of the Madras High Court on Sunday, became the third woman Chief Justice succeeding Indira Banerjee.

Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit administered the oath of office to the new Chief Justice at a ceremony at the Raj Bhavan. Justice Tahilramani, who was the acting Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court, was recently appointed Chief Justice of Madras High Court, after former Chief Justice Indira Banerjee was elevated to Supreme Court.

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, along with Banerjee and the judges of the Madras High Court attended the swearing-in ceremony. A team of 11 judges from the Bombay High Court were also present at the event.

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