New Chief Justice of Bombay High Court will take oath on Sunday

Bombay High Court's new Chief Justice Pradeep Nandrajog will take oath at 10.30 am on Sunday morning.

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The Bombay High Court's new Chief Justice (CJ) Pradeep Nandrajog will take oath on Sunday, April 7 at 10.30 am. Maharashtra's Governor Vidyasagar Rao will swear in Pradeep Nandrajog as Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court. Present CJ Naresh Harishchandra Patil is retiring on April 6, after which Pradeep Nandrajog will take over charge. 

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The CJ of Rajasthan High Court, Pradeep Nandrajog, was named after the Supreme Court collegium for the post of Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court. Taking under consideration the recommendation of the Supreme Court Collegium, President Ramnath Kovind ordered the appointment of Pradeep Nandrajog.

Nandrajog, originally from Delhi, will be posted as CJ at the Bombay High Court till February 23, 2020. After serving as an advocate for 22 years, he served as a Judge of the Delhi High Court for 14 years. After that, he was transferred to the Rajasthan High Court as the Chief Justice. 

Notably, Bombay High Court has jurisdiction over Maharashtra and Goa and the Union Territories of Daman and Diu, and Dadra and Nagar Haveli with its benches at Aurangabad, Nagpur and Panaji.

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