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  • 30 Mar 2023
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Justice K. Vinod Chandran

Why in News?

On 29 March 2023, Governor Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar administered the oath of office and secrecy to Justice K. Vinod Chandran as Chief Justice of Patna High Court. On 26 April 2025, Justice K. Vinod Chandran will retire.

Key Points

  • It is known that earlier Justice K. Vinod Chandran was the senior most judge of the Kerala High Court. After the promotion of former Chief Justice Sanjay Karol, he was appointed as the Chief Justice of Patna High Court.
  • Significantly, Justice Sanjay Karol has been appointed as judge of the Supreme Court. In the month of December last year, the names of 3 Chief Justices, two judges were recommended for the post of Supreme Court Judges. The then Chief Justice of Patna High Court Sanjay Karol is also among them. Because of this the post of Chief Justice of Patna High Court was vacant.
  • It is noteworthy that Justice K. Vinod Chandran became a judge in the Kerala High Court in the month of November 2011.

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