Tripura High Court
Established23 March 2013; 10 years ago (2013-03-23)
JurisdictionTripura
LocationAgartala, Tripura
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 positions4
Websitetsu.trp.nic.in/highcourt/
Chief Justice
CurrentlyAparesh Kumar Singh
Since13 April 2023

The Tripura High Court is the High Court of the state of Tripura.[1] It was established on 23 March 2013, after making suitable amendments in the Constitution of India and North-Eastern Areas (Re-organisation) Act, 1971. The seat of the High Court is at Agartala, the capital of Tripura. The first Chief Justice was Justice Deepak Gupta (23 March 2013 to 16 May 2016)[2] Earlier, the state of Tripura along with the other six states of the North - East of India was under the Guwahati High Court , a permanent bench of the Guwahati High Court was established in Agartala in the year 1992 having territorial jurisdiction of the state of Tripura.

The Chief Justice

The Chief Justice of this Court is Justice Aparesh Kumar Singh. He took oath on 13 April 2023.

Former Chief Justices

S. No. Chief Justice Date of Appointment as CJ Date of Retirement
1 Deepak Gupta 23 March 2013 15 May 2016
2 T. Vaiphei 21 September 2016 28 February 2018
3 Ajay Rastogi 1 March 2018 1 November 2018
4 Sanjay Karol 14 November 2018 10 November 2019
5 Akil Abdulhamid Kureshi 16 November 2019 11 October 2021
6 Indrajit Mahanty 12 October 2021 10 November 2022
7 Jaswant Singh 15 February 2023 22 February 2023
8 Aparesh Kumar Singh 13 April 2023 Incumbent

References

  1. ^ "New Chief Justices for Manipur, Meghalaya & Tripura high courts". The Times of India. 24 March 2013. Archived from the original on 21 April 2013. Retrieved 24 March 2013.
  2. ^ "Tripura, Manipur CJs take oath". Assam Tribune. 23 March 2013. Retrieved 24 March 2013.