Bhubaneswar: Justice S Muralidhar was administered the oath of office as the Chief Justice of Orissa High Court by Odisha Governor Prof. Ganeshi on Monday.
Justice Muralidhar was earlier posted at the Punjab and Haryana High Court.
The Supreme Court Collegium had recommended for his elevation as the Chief Justice of Orissa HC.
Justice Muralidhar is the 32nd Chief Justice of Orissa High Court.
He succeeded his predecessor Justice Mohammad Rafiq, who has been transferred and appointed as the new Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court
Justice Muralidhar started his law practice in the year 1984 in Chennai. Three years later, in 1987, he shifted to the Supreme Court and the Delhi High Court.
“Congratulate Justice Dr S Muralidhar on being appointed as Chief Justice of Orissa High Court. Welcome him to #Odisha and wish him a successful tenure,” tweeted Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.