Justice Prafulla Chandra Pant, Judge of the High Court of Uttarakhand was on 19 September 2013 appointed as the new Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court. He was appointed by the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee. Justice Prafulla Chandra Pant took over from Justice T.Nandakumar Singh, who is the Acting Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High court since March 2013.
According to clause (1) of Article 217 of the Constitution of India every Chief Justice of the High Court shall be appointed by the President of India after consultation with the Chief Justice of India and the Governor of the concerned State. In the case of appointment of a Judge of the High court, the President will also consult the concerned Chief Justice High Court.
About Justice Prafulla Chandra Pant
Where: Meghalaya High Court
When: 19 September 2013
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