Vikram Nath appointed as first Chief Justice of new Andhra Pradesh HC

DN Bureau

Justice Vikram Nath was appointed on Wednesday as the first Chief Justice of the newly-constituted Andhra Pradesh High Court.

Justice Vikram Nath
Justice Vikram Nath

Amaravati: Justice Vikram Nath, the senior most judge of Allahabad High Court, was appointed on Wednesday as the first Chief Justice of the newly-constituted Andhra Pradesh High Court.

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The collegium of Supreme Court comprising of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi besides Judges S A Bobde and N V Ramana recommended the name of Justice Vikram Nath.

The new Andhra Pradesh High court was established on January 1 this year following the division of a combined high court of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

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Justice Nath obtained a law degree in 1986 and enrolled as a practising lawyer in Allahabad. In 2004, he was appointed as additional judge of Allahabad High court and was elevated to the post of a permanent judge in 2006. (ANI)

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