Hon'ble Mr. Justice Hitesh Kumar Sarma
Justice Hitesh Kumar Sarma was born on 1st July, 1960 at Pathsala, Assam, did his schooling in Bajali HS & MP School, Pathsala, completed his graduation in Arts from Bajali College, Pathshala, in the year 1981 and did LL.B from JB Law College, Guwahati, in the year 1985.
Prior to joining the Assam Judicial Service, as Judicial Magistrate at Tinsukia, on 08-12-1988, he joined the legal practice at Barpeta District Bar. He joined the Gauhati High Court, Guwahati as Deputy Registrar, on promotion. In the year 2005, he was posted as Chief Judicial Magistrate, Kamrup (Guwahati), promoted as Additional District & Sessions Judge (FTC), in the year 2006 and posted at Kamrup, Guwahati. During the period from April, 2007 to 1st week of February, 2011 worked in the Gauhati High Court as Registrar (Judicial), Registrar (Administration) and as Registrar (Vigilance). On transfer, posted as District Judge, Sivasagar, thereafter, served as District & Sessions Judge, Goalpara and Kamrup (Metro). In June, 2012, appointed as Registrar General of the Gauhati High Court and then deputed to the Government of Assam as Legal Remembrancer and Secretary, Judicial Department, Government of Assam. Thereafter, posted as Special Judge, CBI and NIA, Assam. In the year 2015 again, he was posted as Registrar General of the Gauhati High Court and continued to be the Registrar General till his elevation as Additional Judge, Gauhati High Court on 19-05-2017. Became permanent Judge w.e.f. 25.04.2019.
Justice Sarma was a Super Time Scale District Judge before his elevation to the Gauhati High Court as Additional Judge. During the period 2013-2016, he was the President of the Assam Judicial Service Officers Association. Retired on 30.06.2022.