BHUBANESWAR, JANUARY 4, 2021
Dr. Justice S Muralidhar on Monday was sworn in as the 32nd Chief Justice of the Orissa High Court.
Odisha Governor Prof. Ganeshi Lal administered the oath of office at the Abhishek Hall of the Raj Bhavan here in a simple ceremony in presence of State Law Minister Pratap Jena, Leader of Opposition Pradipta Kumar Naik, Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra, Director General of Police Abhay and other dignitaries.
Born on August 8, 1961, Dr. Justice S Muralidhar was enrolled as an Advocate on September 12, 1984 and practiced in civil courts in Chennai and served in Delhi High Court and Supreme Court of India.
He was appointed as an Additional Judge of Delhi High Court on May 29, 2006 and as Permanent Judge on August 29, 2007. Later, he was transferred to Punjab and Haryana High Court on March 6, 2020.