Hon'ble Mr. Justice C. Nagappan
Date of Birth
Date of Appointment
Born on 4th October, 1951. He enrolled himself as an Advocate on 7th
August, 1974 and practiced law in the High Court of Madras as a Junior
under Shri. K. Parasaran, the former Attorney General of India. He also
worked as a part time Professor in Madras Law College for seven years.
He was directly recruited as District Judge in the year 1987 and worked
as District and Sessions Judge at Cuddalore, Salem, Coimbatore and also
worked as Special Officer, Vigilance Cell, High Court of Madras. He
worked as Chairman, State Transport Appellate Tribunal, Chennai. He was
elevated to the post of Additional Judge, Madras High Court on 27th
September, 2000. He became a permanent Judge in the said High Court on
20th September, 2002. After completion of a couple of years of his
Judgeship in the High Court of Madras, he was appointed as Chief Justice
of Orissa High Court on 27.02 2013. Elevated as Judge of Supreme Court on 19.09.2013.