GUWAHATI: Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia was sworn in as the new Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court on Sunday.
Gauhati High Court acting Chief Justice N Kotiswar Singh administered the oath of office to him during a programme in Raj Bhavan.
The swearing-in ceremony was attended by Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Law Minister Siddhartha Bhattacharya, Chief Secretary Jishnu Barua, Director General of Police Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta, high court judges and senior officials of the state government.
Justice Dhulia, enrolled as an advocate in 1986 and started practice at the Allahabad High Court.
Later, he shifted his practice to the newly created High Court of the State of Uttarakhand, at Nainital, where he was appointed as the first Chief Standing Counsel of the Government and later as Additional Advocate General, and was designated as Senior Advocate in June, 2004.
He was elevated as a permanent Judge of Uttarakhand High Court on November 01, 2008.
With inputs from agency