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Hon’ble Mr. Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia, Chief Justice

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Hon’ble Mr. Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia was born on August 10, 1960.

Did his earlier schooling from Dehradun, Allahabad and Lucknow and graduated from Allahabad University in the year 1981. Completed his Masters in Modern History in the year 1983 and LL.B. in the year 1986.

Initially practiced on the Civil and Constitutional side before the High Court of Judicature at Allahabad.

Later shifted his practice to the newly created High Court of the State of Uttarakhand, at Nainital. Designated as Senior Advocate in June, 2004.

Elevated as a permanent Judge of Uttarakhand High Court on November 01, 2008.

Took oath as the Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court on 10.01.2021.

Parent High CourtUttarakhand
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Date of Birth10.08.1960
Date of Elevation01.11.2008
Date of Transfer-
Date of Retirement09.08.2022
Postal AddressJudges Bungalow, M.G. Road, Guwahati - 781001
Place of StationingPrincipal Seat
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Hon’ble Mr. Justice N. Kotiswar Singh

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Born on 1st March, 1963 at Imphal, Manipur, to (Late) Justice N. Ibotombi Singh of the Gauhati High Court, who had also served as the first Advocate General of Manipur and Smt. N. Gomati Devi.

On completion of his schooling from Ramakrishna Mission Vidyapith, Purulia, West Bengal and Pre University Course in Science from St. Anthony’s College, Shillong, graduated from Kirori Mal College, Delhi University with B.A. (Hons.) in Political Science in 1983. Obtained his Degree in Law (L.L.B.) from Campus Law Centre, Delhi University in 1986. Enrolled as an Advocate in 1986. Attended the six months’ “Commonwealth Young Lawyers’ Course” under the University of London in 1992.

After a brief practice in the Supreme Court of India, shifted practice under the Gauhati High Court, the then common High Court of Assam, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh. Also practiced in the Central Administrative Tribunal, Guwahati and the Subordinate Courts in Manipur. Was the Standing Counsel for various Government Departments, Government of Manipur, and public undertakings/institutions. Also appeared before a number of Commissions in Manipur constituted under the Commission of Inquiry Act, 1952.

Designated as a Senior Advocate by the Gauhati High Court on 31.03.2008.Served as the Advocate General of the State of Manipur from 03.11.2007 till elevation to the Bench.

Sworn in as an Additional Judge of the Gauhati High Court on 17.10.2011 and as a Judge of the Gauhati High Court on 07.11.2012. Appointed as a Judge of the Manipur High Court upon its creation with effect from 23.03.2013. Appointed to perform the duties of the office of Chief Justice of the High Court of Manipur w.e.f 01.07.2017 till 08.02.2018, again from 23.02.2018 till 17.05.2018.

Participated in the World Congress on Justice for Children from 28-30 May, 2018 at UNESCO, Paris. Was part of the 8(eight) High Court Justices team to attend “Workshop on Counter Terrorism Phase-II Training” at Washington DC and Orange County, California from 10-14 September, 2018.

On transfer to Gauhati High Court, assumed charge as a Judge, Gauhati High Court on 11.10.2018. Presently, Executive Chairman of the Assam State Legal Services Authority and Central Authority member of National Legal Services Authority and a member of the Governing Body of National Judicial Academy, Bhopal.

Appointed to perform the duties of the office of Chief Justice of the Gauhati High Court w.e.f. 21.09.2020 till 09.01.2021.

Parent High CourtManipur
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Date of Birth01.03.1963
Date of Elevation17.10.2011
Date of Transfer11.10.2018
Date of Retirement28.02.2025
Postal AddressLuit View Residence, Upper Luitpur. Kharghuli, GMC House No. 127, Guwahati- 781 004.
Place of StationingPrincipal Seat
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Hon’ble Mr. Justice Manash Ranjan Pathak

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Born on 28th August, 1965 at Guwahati. Completed primary education from Haripriya Vidyapeeth, Kumarpara, Guwahati; middle schooling from M.C.M.E., Uzanbazar, Guwahati, secondary education from Kendriya Vidyalaya, Ambari, Guwahati, passed Higher Secondary from Kendriya Vidyalaya, Khanapara, Guwahati; Graduation in Arts from St. Josephs’ College, Bangalore under Bangalore University and obtained LL.B. Degree from the then Government Law College, Panbazar, Guwahati under Gauhati University.

Enrolled as an Advocate with the Bar Council of Assam, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh on 12.09.1990. Had been practicing mainly on Civil, Constitutional, Land Acquisition and Service matters. Was Standing Counsel of Gauhati High Court and Education Department, Government of Assam till appointment as Additional Judge of Gauhati High Court. Was also Standing Counsel of State of Tripura since 2004 till bifurcation; Member of the Law Commission, Assam and Member of the Indian Law Institute.

Elevated as Additional Judge of the Gauhati High Court on 22nd May 2013. Became permanent Judge w.e.f. 12.11.2018.

Parent High CourtGauhati
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Date of Birth28.08.1965
Date of Elevation22.05.2013
Date of Transfer-
Date of Retirement27.08.2027
Postal AddressNear Sluice Gate, R.K. Choudhury Road, Bharalumukh, Guwahati-9
Place of StationingPrincipal Seat
Telephone2484324 (R), 94355-92478 (M)

 

Hon’ble Mr. Justice Michael Zothankhuma

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Born on 23.10.1965. Did schooling from St. Edmund's School, Shillong. Obtained B.A. (Hons.) in English from Hindu College under Delhi University. Completed LL.B from Campus Law Centre under Delhi University. Designated as Senior Advocate on 06.09.2010. Elevated as Additional Judge, Gauhati High Court on 07.01.2015. Appointed as Judge of the Gauhati High Court on 3rd January, 2017.

Parent High CourtGauhati
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Date of Birth23.10.1965
Date of Elevation07.01.2015
Date of Transfer-
Date of Retirement22.10.2027
Postal AddressA-1C/57, Chaltlang-Salem Veng, Aizawl.
Camp: Gauhati High Court Judges Guest House, Kharghuli.
Place of StationingAizawl Bench, Aizawl
Telephone094361-41332 (M)

 

Hon’ble Mr. Justice Suman Shyam

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After completing B.Sc (Major) under the Gauhati University obtained LL.B Degree from the J.B. Law College, Guwahati. Enrolled as an Advocate under the Bar Council of Assam etc. w.e.f. 03.09.1996. Practiced mainly on the civil side dealing with civil matters, constitutional matters, arbitration cases and service matters. Occasionally handled election trial as well as criminal matters before the High Court. Appeared before the Gauhati High Court at Principal Seat as well as at the Outlying Benches and Civil Courts on the original side. Functioned as the Secretary of the Indian Law Institute, Assam Chapter, w.e.f. 29.09.2010 till elevation. Appointed as Standing Counsel of the Gauhati High Court at the Principal Seat and also various public enterprises. Elevated as Additional Judge of the Gauhati High Court with effect from 07.01.2015.

Appointed as Judge of the Gauhati High Court on 3rd January, 2017.

Parent High CourtGauhati
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Date of Birth12.06.1969
Date of Elevation07.01.2015
Date of Transfer-
Date of Retirement11.06.2031
Postal AddressJudges Bungalow No. 2, M.G. Road, Guwahati - 781001
Place of StationingPrincipal Seat
Telephone94353-75158 (M)

 

Hon’ble Mrs. Justice Rumi Kumari Phukan

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Born on 01.07.1960 at Jorhat, passed BA (Hons in Economics) from JB College, Jorhat in the year 1981, obtained LL.B degree from Jorhat Law College in the year 1987 and obtained B.Ed. degree from Post Graduate Training College, Jorhat in 1987. Enrolled in the Bar Council of Assam in 1987 and practised at Jorhat District Court for a period of one year. Joined Assam Judicial Service on 01.12.1988 and since then worked in different capacity like Chief Judicial Magistrate (Kamrup) Guwahati, District & Sessions Judge, (Kamrup) Guwahati, Principal Judge, Family Court, Guwahati, Registrar Judicial, Registrar Administration and Registrar General of Gauhati High Court and promoted to selection grade on 04.12.2014 w.e.f. 11.01.2013.

Lastly worked as a District and Sessions Judge, Dibrugarh. Elevated to Bench of Additional Judge, Gauahti High Court on 07.01.2015. Became permanent Judge w.e.f. 06.01.2019.

Parent High CourtGauhati
StreamAssam Judicial Service
Date of Birth01.07.1960
Date of Elevation07.01.2015
Date of Transfer-
Date of Retirement30.06.2022
Postal AddressBungalow No. 7, Kharghuli (Riverside), Near Judges' Guest House, Guwahati - 781004
Place of StationingPrincipal Seat
Telephone94355-57426 (M)

 

Hon’ble Mr. Justice Songkhupchung Serto

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Born on 1st March, 1961 at Sagang Village, Churachandpur District, Manipur. Completed graduation from St. Anthony’s College, Shillong (NEHU) and obtained LL.B. Degree from Law Faculty, Delhi University. Enrolled as an Advocate in 20.02.1986 and joined Manipur Judicial Service, Grade - III on 16.05.1992 after practicing Law for more than 6 years at Bar. Promoted to MJS Grade – II on 10.12.1997. Served at all the Districts of Manipur, except Chandel and Bishnupur. Deputed to Imphal Bench of the Gauhati High Court as Deputy Registrar (Judicial) on 29.09.2011. Appointed as Registrar of the same Bench on 19.03.2012 after promotion to MJS Grade – I. Appointed as the first Registrar General of the High Court of Manipur on 25.07.2013 after the High Court of Manipur came into existence and when the post of Registrar General was sanctioned. Elevated as Additional Judge of High Court of Manipur on 14th March, 2016. Transferred to Gauhati High Court and took oath as Additional Judge, Gauhati High Court on 3rd October, 2016. Appointed as Judge of the Gauhati High Court on 12.03.2018.

Parent High CourtManipur
StreamManipur Judicial Service
Date of Birth01.03.1961
Date of Elevation03.10.2016
Date of Transfer03.10.2016
Date of Retirement28.02.2023
Postal AddressJudges Guest House, Old Ministers’ Hill, Kohima-797001, Nagaland.
Camp: Gauhati High Court Judges Guest House, Kharghuli.
Place of StationingKohima Bench, Kohima
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Hon’ble Mr. Justice Achintya Malla Bujor Barua

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Born on 15th December, 1961 and having obtained the qualification of Post Graduation in Economics and LL.B, joined the Bar in Guwahati on 06.09.1988, designated as Senior Advocate on 04.08.2014 and appointed as Additional Judge of the Gauhati High Court on 15.11.2016. Educated in St. Mary's School, Guwahati in Lower Primary, Don Bosco School, Guwahati in Upper Primary, Kendriya Vidyalaya, Guwahati in Secondary and Senior Secondary, Utkal University for Graduation, Gauhati University for Post Graduation and Government Law College, Guwahati under Gauhati University for LL.B. Practiced mainly in the writ side, also attended to Civil Appeals and Revisions, Criminal Appeals and Revisions, Arbitration Petitions and Company Petitions etc. Attended Civil Courts, Central Administrative Tribunal, Armed Forces Tribunal. Attended different Judicial Enquiry Commissions on behalf of prejudicially affected persons, State Government and also on behalf of the Commission respectively. Appeared in arbitration proceedings and also conducted arbitration proceedings as an Arbitrator. Appointed as Panel Advocate of Government of Assam and also of Oil India Limited. Appointed as Junior Government Advocate of the Government of Assam on 27.06.2001 and Senior Government Advocate of the Government of Arunachal Pradesh on 04.08.2014. Became permanent Judge w.e.f. 12.11.2018.

Parent High CourtGauhati
StreamBar
Date of Birth15.12.1961
Date of Elevation15.11.2016
Date of Transfer-
Date of Retirement14.12.2023
Postal AddressH.No. 2, J. Barua Road, Silpukhuri, Guwahati-781003, Kamrup(M), Assam.
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Hon’ble Mr. Justice Kalyan Rai Surana

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Born on December 13, 1965. Graduated in Commerce (Major in Management Accountancy & Taxation) in 1988. Obtained LL.B degree in 1991. Enrolled as an Advocate on August 14, 1992. Practiced in various fields of law in the Gauhati High Court and subordinate Courts and also appeared before various Courts and Tribunals in Kolkata and New Delhi. Appointed as Additional Judge of the Gauhati High Court on November 15, 2016. Became permanent Judge w.e.f. 12.11.2018.

Parent High CourtGauhati
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Date of Birth13.12.1965
Date of Elevation15.11.2016
Date of Transfer-
Date of Retirement12.12.2027
Postal AddressBunglow No. 8, Near High Court Guest House, Kharghuli Main Road, Guwahati, Kamrup (M), Assam
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Hon’ble Mr. Justice Nelson Sailo

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Born on 9th October, 1968, he did his schooling in almost all the states in the north-east. He passed his matriculation from St. Paul’s High School, Aizawl (now St. Paul’s Higher Secondary School) under the Mizoram Board of School Education. Graduated in Arts from St. Anthony’s College, Shillong under the North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) and obtained law degree from Shillong Law College, NEHU in the year 1995.

He enrolled himself as an Advocate in the Bar Council of Assam, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh in the year 1996 and started his practice in the Principle Seat of the Gauhati High Court from the same year under an able and competent senior. He also appeared in the Subordinate Courts, both in the original and appellate side (both civil and criminal), including Boards, District Consumer Forum, State Consumer Commission and Tribunals (CAT, MACT) etc.

On April, 1998, he took charge of the Office of the Assistant Advocate General, Mizoram at Aizawl and after a month, he was appointed as the Government Advocate for the Gauhati High Court, Aizawl Bench. On 04.09.2003, he was appointed as the Public Prosecutor for the Aizawl Bench of the Gauhati High Court. Thereafter, on 02.02.2007 he was appointed as the Additional Advocate General, Mizoram in which post he continued till 31.9.2011.

He was also appointed as Legal Adviser of the Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission for the State of Manipur and Mizoram. He was designated as a Senior Advocate by the Gauhati High Court on 2010. On 01.12.2010, he was nominated by the Chief Justice of the Gauhati High Court as Member of the North-Eastern Judicial Officers Training Institute (NEJOTI) for a period of three years. He was elected as the Vice-President of the Mizoram Bar Association for three terms viz; 2008-2010, 2011-2012 and 2014-2016 and on 26.08.2016 he was elected as the President of the Bar Association for the year 2016-2018. He is a Life Member of the Bar Association of India. On 25.07.2012, he was appointed as the Legal Adviser of the Mizoram University and on 25.07.2012 he was appointed as the Standing Counsel for the Aizawl Bench of the Gauhati High Court. He was elevated as an Additional Judge of the Gauhati High Court on 15.11.2016. Became permanent Judge w.e.f. 12.11.2018.

Parent High CourtGauhati
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Date of Birth09.10.1968
Date of Elevation15.11.2016
Date of Transfer-
Date of Retirement08.10.2030
Postal AddressT-63, Tlangnuam, Aizawl - 796005, Mizoram
Camp: Bungalow No.-4, Kharghuli, Guwahati.
Place of StationingAizawl Bench, Aizawl
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Hon’ble Mr. Justice Ajit Borthakur

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Born on 01-12-1961, he did his M.A, LL.B from Gauhati University. He joined in Grade-III of Assam Judicial Service and initially appointed as Munshiff-cum-Judicial Magistrate at Silchar on 03-12-1988. He was promoted to Grade-II of Assam Judicial Service and worked as Deputy Registrar, Gauhati High Court, from 25-05-2001 to 14-11-2005. He was promoted to adhoc Grade-I of Assam Judicial Service and joined as Additional District & Sessions Judge (F.T.C.) at Nagaon on 01-11-2006 and then regularized in the same grade of the service from 04-02-2008. He worked as District & Sessions Judge, Sivasagar from 30-06-2008 to 02-02-2011, Registrar (vigilance), Gauhati High Court from 03-02-2011 to 02-03-2012, District & Sessions Judge Sonitpur, Tezpur from 07-03-2012 to 28-01-2015 and District & Sessions Judge, Kamrup (M), Guwahati from 02-02-2015. He was promoted to the Selection Grade of Grade-I of Assam Judicial Service from 04-02-2013 and as the super time scale District & Sessions Judge from 05-02-2016. Elevated as Additional Judge of Gauhati High Court on 15-11-2016. Became permanent Judge w.e.f. 12.11.2018.

Parent High CourtGauhati
StreamAssam Judicial Service
Date of Birth01.12.1961
Date of Elevation15.11.2016
Date of Transfer-
Date of Retirement30.11.2023
Postal AddressH. No. 82, Ghoramara Chariali, Khanka Road, Guwahati-781028, Kamrup (M), Assam.
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Hon’ble Mr. Justice Hitesh Kumar Sarma

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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.

Parent High CourtGauhati
StreamAssam Judicial Service
Date of Birth01.07.1960
Date of Elevation19.05.2017
Date of Transfer-
Date of Retirement30.06.2022
Postal AddressHouse No. 54, Bidya Nagar, Bye Lane-2, Panjabari, Bagharbori, Guwahati, Kamrup (M), Assam.
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Hon’ble Mr. Justice Sanjay Kumar Medhi

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Justice Sanjay Kumar Medhi was born to Late Surendra Nath Medhi and Smt. Parul Medhi at Guwahati on 07.03.1971. He completed his schooling from the Don Bosco School, Guwahati and thereafter the Higher Secondary (Science) from Cotton College, Guwahati in flying colours. In the year 1988, he took admission in the prestigious Ramjas College, Delhi University where he pursued and obtained the B.A. degree with Honours in Economics in 1991. Thereafter from 1991 to 1994 he was enrolled as a LLB student in Campus Law Centre in the University of Delhi. On obtaining the LLB Degree, in 1994 he enrolled himself as an Advocate for the North East Bar Council on 30.11.1994. In the meantime he had started his practice with Jain Hansaria & Company, a law firm of national repute. In July 1995, he came back to Guwahati and started his practice mainly at the Gauhati High Court under the guidance of his illustrious father Late Surendra Nath Medhi who was a Senior Advocate at that time. Justice Sanjay Kumar Medhi was appointed as the Standing Counsel of the Gauhati High Court in the year 2012, which he continued till his elevation. On 06.04.2017 he was designated as a Senior Advocate and in November, 2017 he was appointed as the Additional Advocate General, Assam. Sri Medhi has been elevated as an Additional Judge of the Gauhati High Court on 19.11.2018. Became permanent Judge w.e.f. 10.11.2020.

Parent High CourtGauhati
StreamBar
Date of Birth07.03.1971
Date of Elevation19.11.2018
Date of Transfer-
Date of Retirement06.03.2033
Postal AddressHouse No. 2, Guwahati Law Chambers, Green Path, Ulubari, Guwahati, Kamrup (M), Assam.
Place of StationingPrincipal Seat
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Hon’ble Mr. Justice Nani Tagia

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Born on 16.05.1969. Did schooling from Govt. Higher Secondary School, Ziro, Lower Subansiri District, Arunachal Pradesh. B.A. from Govt. College, Itanagar (Arunachal University). LL.B. from Campus Law Centre (Delhi University). Designated as Senior Advocate by the Gauhati High Court on 04.08.2014. Elevated as Additional Judge of the Gauhati High Court on 19.11.2018. Became permanent Judge w.e.f. 10.11.2020.

Parent High CourtArunachal Pradesh
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Date of Birth16.05.1969
Date of Elevation19.11.2018
Date of Transfer-
Date of Retirement15.05.2031
Postal AddressG-Extension Road, Damsite, Naharlagun, 791110.
Place of StationingItanagar Bench
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Hon’ble Mr. Justice Manish Choudhury

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Born on 01.03.1972 to Late Kshitish Chandra Choudhury and Smt. Mira Choudhury, Justice Manish Choudhury passed the High School Leaving Certificate Examination, 1987 as a rank holder from Cotton Collegiate School, Guwahati. After passing the Higher Secondary (Science) Examination, 1989 from Cotton College, Guwahati with distinction, he joined Ramjas College, University of Delhi to pursue B.A. (Honours) in Economics. After completing graduation in the year 1992, he completed Masters in Economics in 1994 in 1st Class and obtained LL.B. Degree from J.B. Law College under the Gauhati University. He served as a Lecturer in Economics at Damdama College and North Gauhati College from October, 1995 to November, 1997. In November, 1997, he joined Unit Trust of India ISL at Kolkata where he served till August, 1999. After tendering resignation therefrom, he enrolled himself in the Bar Council of Assam, etc. on 27.08.1999. Practiced mainly in the Principal Seat as well as in the Aizawl Bench, Itanagar Bench and Kohima Bench of the Gauhati High Court. Also attended the Central Administrative Tribunal, the Courts of the District & Sessions Judge in the districts of Assam, the Court of Special Judge, Assam, the Court of Special Judge, CBI, Assam, the Assam Administrative Tribunal, the Assam Board of Revenue, etc. Was Standing Counsel of the Directorate of Land Records, Assam from 2009 to 2016 and Senior Standing Counsel, Higher Education Department, Assam during 2014 to 2016. Was retainer counsel of a number of organizations, companies and PSUs. Appointed Member, State Law Commission, Assam on 24.06.2015. As a Resource Person, he attended Training Programmes organized by Assam State Legal Services Authority all over Assam. On 06.04.2017, he was designated as Senior Advocate by the Gauhati High Court. Elevated as Additional Judge of the Gauhati High Court on 18.01.2019. Became permanent Judge w.e.f. 10.11.2020.

Parent High CourtGauhati
StreamBar
Date of Birth01.03.1972
Date of Elevation18.01.2019
Date of Transfer-
Date of Retirement29.02.2034
Postal Address72, Piyoli Phukan Road, Rehabari, Guwahati-781008, Kamrup (M), Assam.
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Hon’ble Mr. Justice Soumitra Saikia

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Justice Soumitra Saikia obtained his LLB degree from J.B. Law College under the Gauhati University in the year 1995. He started his practice after being admitted to be an Advocate of the Bar Council of the Assam, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh & Sikkim on 20th September 1995. He practiced in revenue & taxation matters, labour and service matters, corporate matters, arbitration and contract matters. He also appeared in a few civil and criminal appeals before the High Court. He appeared in several important matters and represented various Public Sector Enterprises in several matters. He also represented various departments under the Government of Assam like PWD, Secondary Education, Finance & Taxation, Agriculture Marketing Board to name a few, as well as the AICTE as its standing counsel for a few years. He was the Senior Standing Counsel for the Income Tax Department for several years for the Gauhati High Court. He was appointed as an Additional Advocate General for the State of Arunachal Pradesh in August 2016 and which he continued to be till his elevation. He was also appointed as Secretary of the Indian Law Institute (ILI) Assam Chapter. He was elevated to the Bench as an Additional Judge on 26.11.2019. Became permanent Judge w.e.f. 13.10.2021.

Parent High CourtGauhati
StreamBar
Date of Birth25.07.1969
Date of Elevation26.11.2019
Date of Transfer 
Date of Retirement24/07/2029
Postal Address12, Ratnagiri Lane, Bamunimaidam, Guwahati-781021, Kamrup (M), Assam
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Hon’ble Mr. Justice Parthivjyoti Saikia

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Son of Sri Purna Chandra Saikia, retired District and Sessions Judge. He was born on 18.04.1965. He had completed his school at Guwahati and thereafter completed his education at Nagaon. He has joined Assam Judicial Service in the year 1992. Worked as District and Sessions Judge since September, 2011, in between, he had also held the position of Member Secretary, Assam State Legal Service Authority. Elevated as Additional Judge of the Gauhati High Court on 26.11.2019. At the time of elevation, he was working as District and Sessions Judge, Tinsukia. Became permanent Judge w.e.f. 13.10.2021.

Parent High CourtGauhati
StreamJudicial Service
Date of Birth18.04.1965
Date of Elevation26.11.2019
Date of Transfer-
Date of Retirement17/04/2027
Postal AddressHouse No. 8, 1st Bye lane, Shanti Path, R.G. Baruah Road, Guwahati- 781024, Kamrup (M), Assam.
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Hon’ble Mr. Justice Robin Phukan

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Born in Shillong in the year 1966. Did early schooling in Shillong and, thereafter, at Sivasagar, Assam. Obtained B.Sc. degree from Sivasagar College, Joysagar in the year 1986. Pursued LL.B. from Govt. Law College (erstwhile Earl Law College), Guwahati and LL.M. from Gauhati University.

Joined Assam Judicial Service in the year 1993 and served at different places in Assam in different capacities till elevation to Gauhati High Court on 21.06.2021, as Additional Judge.

Also served in Gauhati High Court as Registrar (Administration), Registrar (Vigilance) and Registrar General.

Parent High CourtGauhati
StreamJudicial Service
Date of Birth01.03.1966
Date of Elevation21.06.2021
Date of Transfer 
Date of Retirement 
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Nawagaon, Near HP Gas Agency, Ahomgaon, Gorchuk, Kamrup(M).

Place of StationingItanagar Permanent Bench, Naharlagun.
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Hon’ble Mr. Justice Kakheto Sema

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Justice Kakheto Sema was born on 06-07-1963 in Mokokchung, Nagaland. He did his schooling from Christ King School, Kohima, and T.M. High School Kohima, and obtained his B.A. degree from Synod College, Shillong, under North Eastern Hill University (NEHU). After completing his LL.B. degree from New Law College, Bombay, under the University of Bombay (now Mumbai), he enrolled as an Advocate under the Bar Council of Assam, Nagaland, etc. on 20.09.1989. Practiced in the Gauhati High Court, Kohima Bench, and the Subordinate Courts of Nagaland in constitutional, service, criminal and civil cases. He was appointed as the Additional Advocate General of Nagaland on 12-06-2012 and designated as a Senior Advocate by the Gauhati High Court on 04-08-2014. Thereafter, he was appointed as the Sr. Additional Advocate General, Nagaland, on 18-07-2016 and continued in that capacity till his elevation as an Additional Judge of the Gauhati High Court on 13-10-2021.

Parent High CourtGauhati
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Date of Birth06.07.1963
Date of Elevation13.10.2021
Date of Transfer 
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House No. 54 “Hiloki” Lhomithi Village, Signal Bosti, Dimapur, Nagaland, PIN- 797 112

Place of StationingKohima Bench
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Hon’ble Mr. Justice Devashis Baruah

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Born in a family, where his grandfather Late B.D.S. Barooah, retired as a District Judge and his father Late Justice D.N. Baruah, retired as Judge of the Gauhati High Court; Justice Devashis Baruah completed his schooling from Don Bosco School, Guwahati in the year 1989, his graduation in B.A. (History) from the Cotton College, Guwahati in the year 1994 and obtained his LL.B from Campus Law Centre, Delhi University in the year, 1997.

After obtaining his Law degree, he started practicing before the Gauhati High Court at its Principal Seat as well as before its outlying benches. He also appeared regularly before the Civil Courts and Tribunals. He practiced in diverse fields such as civil, constitutional, taxation, arbitration and company matters.

He was the Standing Counsel of the Election Commission of India since 2009 till his elevation. He was also the Additional Advocate General of Assam at the time of his elevation.

He was elevated as an Additional Judge, Gauhati High Court on 13.10.2021.

Parent High CourtGauhati
StreamBar
Date of Birth22.02.1973
Date of Elevation13.10.2021
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Sri Devashis Baruah, ‘DHIRENDRALOY’ House No.: 13, Rajgarh 2nd Byelane, Guwahati- 781 003

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Hon’ble Mrs. Justice Malasri Nandi

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Early schooling from Visva Bharati University, Shantiniketan, graduation from Lady Brabourne College, Kolkata with political science (Hons.), obtained  LL.B. Degree from Nagaon Law College. Joined as Judicial Officer in the year 1994 holding different posts across Assam. Worked as District & Sessions Judge, Bongaigaon and Tinsukia. Also holds the post of Member, MACT, Tezpur.  Was holding the post of District & Sessions Judge, Silchar before elevation as Additional Judge of the Gauhati High Court on 13th October, 2021.

Parent High CourtGauhati
StreamJudicial Service
Date of Birth24.06.1963
Date of Elevation13.10.2021
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Flat No. 1B, Iswar Heritage (Near Latasil P.S.)

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Hon’ble Mrs. Justice Marli Vankung

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Justice Marli Vankung was born on 04-03-1964 at Aizawl to Brig. (late) C. Vankunga. She joined NEHU to pursue B.A. (English Hons.) and after having obtained LL.B. and M. Phil (International Legal Studies) degrees from the University of Delhi and Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, joined the Mizoram Judicial Service on 10-09-1989. After separation of the judiciary from the executive in the State of Mizoram, she held various posts such as Member Secretary, Mizoram State Legal Services Authority; Addl. District & Sessions Judge, Aizawl; District and Sessions Judge, Lunglei Judicial District; Presiding Officer, MACT, Aizawl; and Secretary, Law and Judicial Department, Govt. of Mizoram.

Justice Vankung attended various seminars/ programmes including the International Visitor’s Program on ‘Administration of Justice in the U.S’ in Washington D.C from 9th August to 30th August 2001, and the Advocates International Meet at Seoul, South Korea from 20th – 23rd October 2001. She also assisted an  NGO called ‘International Justice Mission’ whose mission was to rescue minor girls forced into prostitution from the red light areas of Mumbai and took steps towards the prosecution of the brothel keepers and pimps involved.

Elevated as Additional Judge of the Gauhati High Court on 13-10-2021.

Parent High CourtGauhati
StreamJudicial Service
Date of Birth04.03.1964
Date of Elevation13.10.2021
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House No.22(C), Mualvengchung, Republic Veng, Aizawl, Mizoram.

Place of StationingAizawl Bench
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Hon’ble Mr. Justice Arun Dev Choudhury

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Having completed B.A. from Cotton College, Guwahati in the year 1992, he completed his Master Degree in Economics from Gauhati University in the year 1995. Thereafter, he obtained LL.B. degree from Government Law College, Guwahati in the year 2000 and enrolled as an Advocate in the Bar Council of Assam etc. on 22.11.2000.

He practiced before the Gauhati High Court at the Principal Seat as well as before the outlying Benches, mainly  dealing with constitutional matters, civil matters, arbitration matters, service matters etc. He also practiced before various Civil Courts and Tribunals within the jurisdiction of Gauhati High Court.

He was the Standing Counsels for different authorities/ institutions like Education Department, Government of Assam,  Krishna Kanta Handique State Open University, the Assam Co-Operative Apex Bank etc. He was appointed as Additional Advocate General, State of Mizoram for the Principal Seat of the Gauhati High Court on 03.04.2019 and he continued in that capacity till his elevation.

He has been elevated as Additional Judge of the Guahati High Court on 05.11.2021.  

Parent High CourtGauhati
StreamBar
Date of Birth29.10.1971
Date of Elevation05.11.2021
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‘Niharika’ 3rd Floor, Barowari, Happy Villa, Guwahati-781003

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