President Appoints Justice Munishwar Nath Bhandari as acting Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court

NEW DELHI: Justice Munishwar Nath Bhandari, senior most judge of the Allahabad High Court will take over as acting Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court on June 26 after retirement of current Chief Justice, Sanjay Yadav.

Justice Yadav will retire on June 25 after a very short tenure as Chief Justice lasting a little over two weeks.

Justice Munishwar Nath Bhandari, B.Com. LLB, was enrolled as an Advocate on 29thMay, 1983. He practiced in the Rajasthan High Court, Central Administrative Tribunal, Supreme Court in Constitutional, Civil, Service, Labour, Criminal and Arbitration matters and specialized in Constitutional, Service, Labour & Arbitration matters.

He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Rajasthan High Court on July 5, 2007, and as Permanent Judge on November 4, 2008. He was transferred to Allahabad High Court on March 15, 2019.