Menu Close

Hon’ble Sitting Judges of the Supreme Court of India, who served as Chief Justice/ Hon’ble Judge of this High Court

Hon'ble Mr. Justice A. S. Bopanna
Tenure: 2018 - 2019

Born on 20-05-1959. Enrolled as an Advocate on 21-11-1984 and practised Civil, Constitutional, Company, Service and Labour matters in the High Court as well as in the Civil and Labour Courts. Worked as Legal Advisor to all Central Public Sector Undertakings and worked as Addl. Central Govt. Standing Counsel from 1999 onwards till 2005. Appointed as an Additional Judge of the High Court of Karnataka on 06-01-2006 and permanent judge on 01.03.2007.

Appointed as Chief Justice of the Gauhati High Court on 29/10/2018.

Elevated as Judge of the Supreme Court and assumed charge on May 24, 2019.

Hon'ble Mr. Justice Hrishikesh Roy
Tenure: 2006 - 2018

Justice Hrishikesh Roy was born on 1st February 1960. Obtained his LL.B Degree from Campus Law Centre, University of Delhi in 1982. On 21.12.2004 he was designated as Senior Advocate by the Gauhati High Court.
Justice Roy was sworn-in as an Additional Judge of Gauhati High Court on 12.10.2006 and served as permanent Judge with effect from 15.07.2008. As the senior-most Puisne Judge of the Gauhati High Court, he served as Judge-in-charge, Administrative Department (JAD) and also the Chief Justice’s delegatee Judge, under Section 11 of the Arbitration and conciliation Act 1996. While heading the Mediation Monitoring Committee, the film Shako (Bridge) was produced and this film is used as a training tool in the Mediation programmes. The Arunachal Pradesh Legal Services authority led by Justice Roy, produced Apne Ajnabi, a short film on racial discrimination which highlights how legal help can be provided to the victims.
As the Executive Head of the Assam State Legal Services Authority, Justice Roy had implemented the “Reach Out & Respond” programme to facilitate access to justice, for the marginalised sections of Assam. He was in charge of the Assam Chapter of the Indian Law Institute (ILI). Justice Roy was spearheading the training programmes for the Judicial Officers under the Gauhati High Court and was nominated as a member of the National Judicial Academic Council, headed by the Chief Justice of India. The News Letter ATMAN was being published regularly under Justice Roy’s editorship, for the Gauhati High Court. On 8th of August, 2018 Justice Hrishikesh Roy was sworn-in as the 35th Chief Justice of the High Court of Kerala. He was transferred earlier on 29.05.2018 from the Gauhati High Court and was serving as the Acting Chief Justice of the Kerala High Court since 30.05.2018.
He was elevated as Judge of the Supreme Court of India on 23 September, 2019.

Hon'ble Mr. Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia
Tenure: 2021 - 2022

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.

Elevated as Judge of the Supreme Court and assumed charge on 09th May, 2022.

Hon'ble Mr. Justice Ujjal Bhuyan
Tenure: 2011 - 2019

Born on 2nd August, 1964 at Guwahati. His father Suchendra Nath Bhuyan was a Senior Advocate and a former Advocate General of Assam. Did his schooling in Don Bosco High School, Guwahati and thereafter studied in Cotton College, Guwahati. After graduating in Arts from Kirori Mal College, Delhi, he obtained his LL.B. degree from Government Law College, Guwahati and LL.M. degree from Gauhati University, Guwahati.

Was enrolled on 20-03-1991 with the Bar Council of Assam, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh. Had practiced before the Principal Seat of the Gauhati High Court at Guwahati and appeared before the Agartala, Shillong, Kohima and Itanagar Benches of the Gauhati High Court. Also practiced before the Central Administrative Tribunal, Guwahati Bench and the Assam Board of Revenue. Appeared before the Labour Court, Guwahati, various Civil Courts and the State Consumer Forum, Arunachal Pradesh.

He was the Standing Counsel of the Income Tax Department for long 16 years; starting as Junior Standing Counsel since May, 1995 and subsequently appointed as Senior Standing Counsel of the Income Tax Department on 03-12-2008. He was the Additional Government Advocate, Meghalaya in the Principal Seat of the Gauhati High Court from April, 2002 to October, 2006. He was engaged as Special Counsel of the Forest Department, Government of Arunachal Pradesh from December, 2005 to April, 2009. Appointed as Standing Counsel of Gauhati High Court on 03-03-2010. Designated as Senior Advocate by the Gauhati High Court on 06-09-2010. He was appointed as Additional Advocate General, Assam on 21-07-2011.Was a member of Gauhati High Court Bar Association; Lawyers Association, Guwahati; Bar Association of India; All India Federation of Tax Practitioners; and Indian Law Institute, Assam Chapter.

Appointed as Additional Judge of Gauhati High Court on 17th October, 2011 and confirmed on 20th March, 2013. He is also the Executive Chairman of Mizoram State Legal Services Authority.

Justice Ujjal Bhuyan is closely associated with the Judicial Academy, Assam and National Law University, Guwahati. Transferred to Bombay High Court and took oath on 03.10.2019. He had worked as senior most Judge of The Telengana High Court. Took oath as Chief Justice of The Telegana High Court on 28/06/2022.

Elevated as Judge of the Supreme Court and assumed charge on 14th July, 2023.