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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

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

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.

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