06 October 2019
Bhubaneswar: Governor Kalraj Mishra on Sunday administered the oath of office to newly appointed Rajasthan High Court Chief Justice Indrajit Mohanty. Mohanty is now the 37th Chief Justice of the Rajasthan High Court. He took the oath in English.
Chief Secretary DB Gupta read out the appointment warrant issued by President Ramnath Kovind. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, Assembly Speaker CP Joshi, members of the State cabinet and government officials were present on the occasion.
In August this year, the Supreme Court had recommended Justice Mohanty as Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court. A native of Cuttack, Justice Mohanty was elevated as Judge of the Orissa High Court on 30th March, 2006. He took oath as a Judge of the Bombay High Court on 14th November, 2018.