Chief Justice of Bombay takes oath. After an overwhelming, 2,000-km 3-day travel from Kolkata to Mumbai, Justice Dipankar Datta was confirmed as the new Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court on Tuesday evening, authorities said.
Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari regulated the promise of office to the new CJ at a capacity in Raj Bhavan went to by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray. Other unmistakable dignitaries present included pioneer of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis, Speaker of Legislative Assembly Nana Patole, Tourism Minister Aditya Thackeray, HC judges, DGP Subodh Jaiswal, Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh, and different characters, all keeping up physical separating.Following his arrangement by President R.N. Kovind on April 23, Chief Justice Datta left on the long street venture from Kolkata to Mumbai as all flights were grounded taking into account the lockdown.
Chief Justice Datta’s stay took him from West Bengal to Odisha, at that point to Andhra Pradesh, going through Vijayawada, Solapur, Pune and afterward to Mumbai. After Chief Justice Datta, his family and different authorities entered Maharashtra, they were respected as state visitors and agreed full convention till their excursion to Mumbai. Conceived on February 9, 1965, Chief Justice Datta began his lawful practice from November 1989, in the High Court and Supreme Court, battling established and common issues Named as a perpetual Judge of Calcutta HC in June 2006, in the course of recent years as an adjudicator, he has additionally served in the high courts of Guwahati, Jharkhand before being named the Chief Justice of Bombay HC. He replaces Chief Justice Bhushan Dharmadhikari who resigned on April 27.