Question of The Day06-01-2021

Who administers the oath of office to Chief Justice of High Court?


Correct Answer : a ) Governor

Explanation :

President has appointed Justice S Muralidhar as the Chief Justice of Odisha High Court, Pankaj Mithal as the Chief Justice of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh High Court, Hima Kohli as the Chief Justice of Telangana High Court and Justice Sanjib Banerjee as the Chief Justice of Madras.

The President appoints the Chief Justice of the High Court after consultation with the Chief Justice of India and the Governor of the state. A Chief Justice of High Court holds the office until he completes the age of 62 years.

The Governor of the state or Lieutenant Governor in Union Territories or a person appointed by the President administers the oath of office to Chief Justice of High Court.

Hence, (a) is the correct answer.

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