Chief Judge of Orissa High Court Justice S Muralidhar administered the oath of office to Justice Mohapatra at the conference hall of the Court
Justice Aditya Kumar Mohapatra Sworn-In As New Judge Of Orissa High Court
Justice Adity Kumar Mohapatra was sworn in as the new judge of Orissa High Court in Cuttack on Friday.
Chief Judge of Orissa High Court Justice S Muralidhar administered the oath of office to Justice Mohapatra at the conference hall of the Court.
All the judges of the High Court, senior advocates, all the members of High Court Bar Association, Police DG, Police Commissioners and other senior officials were present during the oath taking ceremony.
Earlier on November 3, the President of India had appointed Mohapatra as the new Judge of the Orissa High Court.
Last month, three new judges were appointed to the High Court.
The newly appointed judges- Justice Mruganka Sekhar Sahoo, Justice Radha Krishna Pattanaik and Justice Sashikanta Mishra, had taken oath on October 19.
With the fresh appointment of Mohapatra, the number of judges in Orissa High Court reached 18.
Mohapatra completed his 10th standard from Ravenshaw Collegiate School in 1984 and completed his graduation from Ravenshaw University, Cuttack. Subsequently, he completed his LLB degree from Madhusudan Law College (University). He was registered as a lawyer in the State Bar Council in 1995. Since then, he has been practising as a lawyer in the highest Court of the State.
(Edited by Pradeep Singh)