Dhiraj Singh sworn in as AP High Court Chief Justice
After the oath taking ceremony, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy felicitated the Chief Justice.
VIJAYAWADA: Justice Dhiraj Singh Thakur was sworn in as the Chief Justice of the High Court of Andhra Pradesh at Tummalapalli Kalakshetram in Vijayawada on Friday. Governor S Abdul Nazeer administered the oath of office to Justice Dhiraj Singh Thakur.
ప్రమాణస్వీకారం అనంతరం చీఫ్ జస్టిస్ ను సత్కరించిన ముఖ్యమంత్రి . pic.twitter.com/dsVKG6zkm1— CMO Andhra Pradesh (@AndhraPradeshCM) July 28, 2023
He succeeded Justice Prashant Kumar Mishra, who was elevated as a Supreme Court Judge recently. After the oath-taking ceremony, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy felicitated the Chief Justice. Later, they attended high tea, along with the Governor.
Deputy Chief Minister (PR&RD) B Mutyala Naidu, Home Minister T Vanitha, Irrigation Minister Ambati Rambabu, Legislative Council Chairman K Moshen Raju, Chief Secretary KS Jawahar Reddy, DGP KV Rajendranath Reddy, High Court judges, senior lawyers, people’s representatives and officials attended the programme.
ఆంధ్రప్రదేశ్ హైకోర్టు ప్రధాన న్యాయమూర్తిగా బాధ్యతలు స్వీకరించిన జస్టిస్ ధీరజ్ సింగ్ ఠాకూర్. విజయవాడ తుమ్మలపల్లి కళాక్షేత్రంలో ప్రమాణస్వీకారం చేయించిన గవర్నర్ అబ్దుల్ నజీర్. కార్యక్రమానికి హాజరై చీఫ్ జస్టిస్కు స్వాగతం పలికిన ముఖ్యమంత్రి వైయస్.జగన్. pic.twitter.com/5ZbAfep88s— CMO Andhra Pradesh (@AndhraPradeshCM) July 28, 2023
Born on April 25, 1964, Dhiraj Singh Thakur enrolled as an advocate with the Bar Council of Delhi on October 18, 1989. He was appointed a permanent Judge of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court on March 8, 2013. Later, he was transferred to the High Court of Judicature in Mumbai on June 10, 2022.