Justice S Muralidhar on Monday took oath because the 32nd Chief Justice of Orissa Excessive Court docket.
Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal administered the oath of workplace to the brand new chief justice in a easy ceremony at Raj Bhavan.
Legislation Minister Pratap Jena, Chief of Opposition Pradipta Kumar Naik, Chief Secretary SC Mohapatra, DGP Abhay, ACS Residence Sanjeev Chopra, and different senior dignitaries had been current on the operate.
Taking to Twitter, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik stated: “Congratulate Justice Dr S Muralidhar on being appointed as Chief Justice of Orissa Excessive Court docket. Welcome him to #Odisha and want him a profitable tenure.”
Justice S Muralidhar succeeds Justice Mohammad Rafiq as the brand new chief justice of the Orissa Excessive Court docket.
S Muralidhar was born on August 8, 1961. He enrolled as an advocate on September 12, 1984, and practiced in civil courts in Chennai, Delhi Excessive Court docket and Supreme Court docket of India.
S Muralidhar was appointed as an Further Choose of Delhi Excessive Court docket on Could 29, 2006, and as Everlasting Choose on August 29, 2007. Later, he was transferred to Punjab and Haryana Excessive Court docket on March 6, 2020.