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Justice Muhammad Raffiq takes oath as Chief Justice of Meghalaya HC

Justice Raffiq, 59, succeeds Ajay Kumar Mittal who is now the Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court.

Published: 13th November 2019 03:43 PM  |   Last Updated: 13th November 2019 03:43 PM   |  A+A-

Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy administers the oath of office to Justice Mohammad Rafiq L as the Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court during a swearing-in ceremony at Raj Bhawan in Shillong Wednesday Nov. 13 2019.

Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy administers the oath of office to Justice Mohammad Rafiq L as the Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court during a swearing-in ceremony at Raj Bhawan in Shillong Wednesday Nov. 13 2019. (Photo | PTI)

By PTI

SHILLONG: Justice Muhammad Raffiq, was on Wednesday sworn in as Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court.

Governor Tathagata Roy administered the oath of office to him at the Raj Bhavan here in the presence of Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma, his cabinet colleagues and senior government officials.

Justice Raffiq, 59, succeeds Ajay Kumar Mittal who is now the Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court.

In 2008, Justice Raffiq was appointed as a judge at the Rajasthan High Court.

A native of Rajasthan, he practised law at the Rajasthan High Court since 1984.

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