Justice Ramalingam Sudhakar has been sworn-in as the chief justice of the high court of Manipur on Friday.
According to a report in PTI, Jagdish Mukhi, who is the acting governor of the state, administered the oath of office to Justice Ramalingam Sudhakar at Raj Bhavan in Imphal.
The ceremony was attended by Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh.
Deputy chief minister, ministers, MLAs, leaders of opposition parties, high court officials, high ranking civil, police and military officials attended the ceremony.
Justice Sudhakar hails from Panapakkam in Vellore. He has a Bachelors’ Degree in Life Sciences from Loyola College and a law degree from Madras Law College.
He was appointed a judge of Madras HC in 2005 and in 2016, he was appointed a judge of the J&K HC. He was appointed as the acting chief justice of the Jammu and Kashmir high court in 2018, a position that will now be taken over by Justice Alok Aradhe.