Sanjib Banerjee sworn in as new Chief Justice of Meghalaya
Justice Sanjib Banerjee was sworn in as the new Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court on November 24.
Governor Satya Pal Malik administered the oath of office to the new Chief Justice at Raj Bhavan, Shillong, in the presence of Law Minister James K Sangma, Assembly Speaker Metbah Lyngdoh and other officials.
Banerjee, who served as Chief Justice of the Madras High Court earlier, replaced Chief Justice Ranjit Vasantrao More, who retired on November 3.
Banerjee did his schooling at St.Paul's School, Darjeeling, following which he went on to complete his B.SC (Economics) in 1983, and BA LLB in 1986-87 from the University of Calcutta. Banerjee started his career as a sports journalist for The Telegraph.
He enrolled as an Advocate on 21 November 1990, and practised in various High Courts before being elevated as Permanent Judge of Calcutta High Court on 22 June 2006.
Banerjee was transferred as the new Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court on 15 November 2021.
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