Chhattisgarh High Court
छत्तीसगढ़ उच्च न्यायालय
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Established11 January 2000; 22 years ago (2000-01-11)
JurisdictionChhattisgarh
LocationBilaspur, Chhattisgarh
Coordinates22°01′06″N 82°05′49″E / 22.0182°N 82.0969°E / 22.0182; 82.0969Coordinates: 22°01′06″N 82°05′49″E / 22.0182°N 82.0969°E / 22.0182; 82.0969
Composition methodPresidential with confirmation of Chief Justice of India and Governor of respective state.
Authorized byConstitution of India
Appeals toSupreme Court of India
Judge term lengthmandatory retirement by age of 62
Number of positions22
(Permanent-17; Additional-5)
Websitehighcourt.cg.gov.in
Chief Justice
CurrentlyArup Kumar Goswami
Since12 October 2021
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The Chhattisgarh High Court is one of the High Courts in India located at Village Bodri, Bilaspur with jurisdiction over the state of Chhattisgarh. It was established on 1 November 2000 with the creation of New state of Chhattisgarh upon the reorganisation of the state of Madhya Pradesh. The High Court of Bilaspur is the 19th High Court of India.[1][2]

Justice R. S. Garg was the first acting Chief Justice of the Chhattisgarh High Court.[1] The court has a sanctioned judge strength of eighteen.

Judges of the High Court

The Maximum strength of the High Court is 22 in which 17 seats for Permanent judges and 5 seats for Additional judges.

For Present Chief justice and other Judges of Chhattisgarh High Court-16

See also: List of sitting judges of High Courts of India

List of Chief Justices

# Portrait Chief Justices Date of Appointment Date of Retirement Governor

(Oath administered by)

1 Ramesh Surajmal Garg 1 November 2000 4 December 2000 D. N. Sahay
2 W.A. Shishak 5 December 2000 15 January 2002
3 K.H.N. Kuranga 6 February 2002 10 May 2004
4 Ayyampalayam Somasundaram Venkatachala Moorthy 28 May 2004 7 January 2005 Krishna Mohan Seth
5 A.K. Patnaik 14 March 2005 1 October 2005
6 S.R. Nayak 17 November 2005 31 December 2006
7 H.L. Dattu 12 February 2007 17 May 2007 E. S. L. Narasimhan
8 Rajeev Gupta 2 February 2008 9 October 2012
9 Yatindra Singh 22 October 2012 8 October 2014 Shekhar Dutt
9 Navin Sinha 9 October 2014 8 April 2015 Balram Das Tandon
9 April 2015 13 May 2016
10 Deepak Gupta 16 May 2016 16 February 2017
11 Thottathil B. Radhakrishnan 18 March 2017 6 July 2018
12 Ajay Kumar Tripathi 7 July 2018 22 March 2019
13 Prashant Kumar Mishra 23 March 2019 Incumbent Anandiben Patel
14 P. R. Ramachandra Menon 6 May 2019 31 May 2021
15 Prashant Kumar Mishra 1 June 2021 12 October 2021
16 Arup Kumar Goswami 12 October 2021 Incumbent

Judges

The court has a Sanctioned strength of 22 (Permanent:17, Additional:5) judges.

Judges transferred from the Chhattisgarh High Court-

Sr. No. Name of the Judge, Justice Recruitment Date of Appointment Date of Retirement Remark
1 Pritinker Diwaker BAR 31 March 2009 21 November 2023 Judge of Allahabad High Court

Sitting Judges of Chhattisgarh High Court-

See also: List of sitting judges of High Courts of India § Chhattisgarh High Court

Chhattisgarh High Court Bar Association

Chhattisgarh High Court Bar Association is the representative body of advocates practicing in Bilaspur High Court elected by way of direct voting from about 2400 members of the Bar Association and its officials have a term of two years.

References

  1. ^ a b "Archived copy". www.hindu.com. Archived from the original on 5 November 2012. Retrieved 17 January 2022.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Inaugural Speech". Chhattisgarh High Court. Retrieved 13 October 2014.