Justice Vikram Nath Is First AP CJ

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Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh High Court has appointed Justice Vikram Nath as the frist Chief Justice. The Supreme Court collegium decided to finalize his name. Currently, he is on duty for the Allahabad High Court as a judge. The first Chief Justice of the newly formed AP High court was Justice Chagari Praveen Kumar but who was appointed on a temporary basis. With Supreme Court collegium resolution, Justice Vikram Nath will effectively be the first new Chief Justice of the AP High Court which was formed after the state bifurcation.

The resolution passed to this effect states, “Mr. Justice Vikram Nath is the senior-most Judge from Allahabad High Court and is functioning in that High Court since his elevation. Having regard to all relevant factors, the Collegium finds Mr Justice Vikram Nath suitable in all respects for being appointed as Chief Justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court. The Collegium resolves to recommend accordingly.“

Justice Vikram Nath profile

Justice Vikram Nath obtained his law degree in 1986. Following his enrollment in 1987, he practised in the Allahabad High Court. He was appointed an additional judge of the Allahabad High Court in 2004 and made a permanent judge of the High Court in 2006. He will be in service till September 23, 2024.

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