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New CJ of MP HC

Justice Ravi Vijaykumar Malimath on Thursday was sworn in as the Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court.

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], October 14 : He was administered the oath of office by Governor Mangubhai C Patel at Raj Bhavan. Justice Malimath, who was earlier acting Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh, has been elevated as the Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court.
In July this year, Justice Malimath was conferred with the duties of Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court after the retirement of Justice Lingappa Narayana Swamy.
Justice Ravi Vijaykumar Malimath, B.Com., LL.B., was enrolled as an Advocate on January 28, 1987. He practised for 20 years before the High Court of Karnataka, High Court of Madras and the Supreme Court of India in Civil, Criminal, Constitutional, Labour, Company, Service cases etc.
He specialises in Constitutional Law and worked in Bangalore University in Bengaluru and Kuvempu University in Shivamogga. He was appointed as an additional judge of the Karnataka High Court on February 18, 2008, and a permanent judge on February 17, 2010. He was transferred to Himachal Pradesh High Court on January 7, 2019. 

Justice Mohammad Rafiq takes oath as Chief Justice of Himachal HC

ANI | Updated: Oct 14, 2021 13:56 IST

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) [India], October 14 (ANI): Justice Mohammad Rafiq on Thursday took oath as Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court.
Justice Ravi Vijaykumar Malimath, who was an acting Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court, has been elevated to the position of Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court. Justice Mohammad Rafiq, M.Com., LL.B, was born on May 25, 1960. He was enrolled as an Advocate on July 8, 1984 and practiced in the Rajasthan High Court, Jaipur Bench in Constitutional, Civil, Service, Criminal, Land Acquisition, Arbitration, Company and Customs matters and specialized in Writs for Constitutional and Service matters.
He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Rajasthan High Court on May 15, 2006 and appointed as Permanent Judge on May 14, 2008. He was appointed as Acting Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court on 23.09.2019. He was appointed as the Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court on November 13, 2019 and transferred to Orissa High Court on 27.04.2020.

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