Shillong, January 12, 2018
The Meghalaya High Court has received an official communication from Delhi about the appointment of Justice Tarun Agarwala as the new Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court. The present Chief Justice, Justice Dinesh Maheshwari will be transferred to Allahabad High Court as per the recommendations.
Justice Tarun Agarwala, presently posted in Allahabad High Court was born in March 3, 1956 and graduated in Arts from allahabad University & Law from University of Allahabad. He enrolled as an advocate on December 9, 1981
It may be recalled that in the beginning of this year, the collegium recommended the promotion of Justices Tarun Agarwala as CJ of the Meghalaya High Court, TB Radhakrishnan as CJ of the High Court of Hyderabad (for Andhra Pradesh and Telangana), Dinesh Meheshwari as CJ of the Karnataka High Court, Ajay Rastogi as CJ of the Tripura High Court and Surya Kant as CJ of the Himachal Pradesh High Court. Justice J Bhattacharya, acting chief justice of the Calcutta High Court, has been elevated as the CJ of the court. Justice Antony Dominic, acting CJ of the Kerala High Court, has been appointed as CJ.