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JUSTICE SANJAY YADAV APPOINTED AS CHIEF JUSTICE OF ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT

JUSTICE SANJAY YADAV APPOINTED AS CHIEF JUSTICE OF ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT

Context

The President of India has appointed Shri Sanjay Yadav, Judge of the Allahabad High Court, to be the Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court with effect.

Details

  • President of India, in exercise of the power conferred by clause (1) of Article 217 of the Constitution of India.
  • He worked as Government Advocate from March 1999 to October 2005.
  • He was Deputy Advocate General with effect from October 2005.
  • He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Madhya Pradesh High Court on March 2, 2007 and as Permanent Judge on January 15, 2010.

About High Court

  • High court occupies the top position in the judicial administration of the state.
  • Parliament can have a common high court for two or more states or states and UT's.
  • Only Delhi is a union territory that has a High Court.
  • It  has a chief justice and other judges as the president may deem necessary to appoint.
  • The President appoints the chief justice of the high court after consulting the CJI and governor of the state or states.

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