Ujjal Bhuyan Sworn in As 5th Chief Justice of Telangana High Court, Check Profile

Ujjal Bhuyan Sworn in As 5th Chief Justice of Telangana High Court, Check Profile - Sakshi Post

HYDERABAD: Justice Ujjal Bhuyan was sworn in as the Chief Justice of Telangana High Court on Tuesday in a ceremony held at Raj Bhavan here. He is the fifth Chief Justice of the Telangana High Court after its separation from the combined Andhra Pradesh High Court on January 1, 2019.

Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan administered the oath of office to Justice Bhuyan. Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao and some of his cabinet colleagues, Union Minister G Kishan Reddy and senior officials were also present on the occasion.

Justice Ujjal Bhuyan Profile

-Justice Ujjal Bhuyan  was born on August 2, 1964 in Guwahati. After obtaining his Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from the Government Law College, Guwahati, and his Master of Laws (LLM) from Guwahati University, he enrolled at the Bar in 1991 and practised at the Guwahati High Court at Guwahati and appeared before the Agartala, Shillong, Kohima and Itanagar Benches of the Guwahati High Court.

-He also practised before the Central Administrative Tribunal, Guwahati Bench, and the Assam Board of Revenue.

-Besides being a Standing Counsel of the Income Tax Department for 16 years, Justice Bhuyan was also the Additional Government Advocate, Meghalaya, in the Principal Seat of the Guwahati High Court from April 2002 to October 2006.

-He was also the Additional Advocate General of Assam, was elevated as Additional Judge of the Guwahati High Court in October 2011, and was made a permanent judge in March 2013.

-He has also been closely associated with the Assam Judicial Academy and Guwahati National Law University.

-Justice Bhuyan was transferred to the Bombay High Court in 2019 and later transferred to Telangana High Court on October 22, 2021.

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