New CJ of Jharkhand High Court takes oath

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New CJ of Jharkhand HC takes oath
Ranchi, Nov 16: Justice R Banumathi today took oath as the Chief Justice of Jharkhand High Court.

She was administered the oath by Governor Syed Ahmed at the Raj Bhavan here. The 58-year-old Chief Justice succeeded Justice Prakash Chandra Tatia, who retired recently, and Justice D N Patel was functioning as the acting Chief Justice of the High Court.

She was elevated as a judge of the Madras High Court in 2003. Chief Minister Hemant Soren and other dignitaries were present on the occasion.

PTI

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