Justice Arup Kumar Goswami from Assam appointed as new Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh


GUWAHATI: Justice Arup Kumar Goswami who hails from Assam has been appointed as the new chief justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court.

The Supreme Court collegium transferred him to Andhra Pradesh who is currently chief justice of Sikkim. Chief Justice of AP High Court J.K Maheswari has been appointed as Chief Justice of Sikkim High Court, said The Hindu in a report.

Born in 1961, Justice Goswami graduated from Cotton College in 1981. After obtaining LL.B degree from in 1985, he enrolled as an advocate with the Bar Council of Assam, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura and Mizoram. He was designated as a senior advocate in 2004 and was the standing counsel of Gauhati High Court in 2004, reported the Hindu.

Justice Goswami was elevated as Judge of the High Court in 2011 and was appointed as the Chief Justice of Sikkim High Court in 2019.