Maheshwari sworn-in as Meghalaya HC chief justice
Governor V. Shanmuganathan administered the oath of office to Chief Justice Maheshwari at a ceremony at Raj Bhavan.
Chief Minister Mukul Sangma, ministers, judges, legal and civil officials were present on the occasion.
Chief Justice Maheshwari, 57, succeeds Justice Uma Nath Singh who retired as chief justice on January 14. Since then, Justice Sudip Ranjan Singh served as the acting chief justice of the state high court.