The Central Government, on November 9, issued a notification announcing the appointment of three Acting Chief Justices for different High Courts across the country. The appointments include Justice Lanusungkum Jamir as Acting Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court, Justice Manindra Mohan Shrivastava as Acting Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court, and Justice Manmohan as Acting Chief Justice of Delhi High Court.
Justice Lanusungkum Jamir:
Justice Lanusungkum Jamir assumes the role of Acting Chief Justice at Gauhati High Court following the elevation of Chief Justice Sandeep Mehta to the Supreme Court. Justice Jamir’s legal journey began with an LLB degree from North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) in 1988. He enrolled in the Bar Council of Assam, Nagaland, Manipur, and Tripura in 1989.
His judicial career unfolded as an Additional Judge of Gauhati High Court on May 22, 2013. Later, he took oath as an Additional Judge of Manipur High Court on October 9, 2018, through a transfer, subsequently becoming permanent on November 12, 2018. Justice Jamir ascended to the position of Judge on June 10, 2022.
Justice Manindra Mohan Shrivastava:
Justice Manindra Mohan Shrivastava’s appointment as Acting Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court follows the elevation of Chief Justice Augustine George Masih to the Supreme Court. Graduating with a B.Sc. from CMD College, Bilaspur, and obtaining his LL.B. with a gold medal from K R Law College, Bilaspur, Justice Shrivastava enrolled with the Bar Council of M.P., Jabalpur, on October 5, 1987.
After practicing at the District Court in Raigarh and the High Courts of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, he earned the designation of Senior Advocate on January 31, 2005. Later, he was elevated to the position of Judge at Chhattisgarh High Court on December 10, 2009. His transfer to Rajasthan High Court was marked by his oath-taking ceremony on October 18, 2021.
Justice Manmohan steps into the role of Acting Chief Justice of Delhi High Court following the elevation of Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma to the Supreme Court of India. His legal education includes obtaining an LLB degree from the Campus Law Centre, University of Delhi, and enrollment as an Advocate with the Bar Council of Delhi in 1987.
In 2003, he was designated as a senior advocate by the Delhi High Court, where he primarily practiced before his elevation. With a wealth of experience in the Supreme Court and Delhi High Court, Justice Manmohan brings a seasoned perspective to his new role as Acting Chief Justice.