Former Chief Justice

Former Chief Justices, Orissa High Court

  • Date of Birth 05-01-1958
  • Educational Qualification B.Sc., L.L.B.
  • Date of Appointment 12-08-2018

Nominated as a member of the Executive Committee of Gujarat High Court Advocates' Association in 1983 and elected as Joint Secretary in 1984 of the Gujarat High Court Advocates' Association. Was Secretary of Gujarat High Court Silver Jubilee Celebration, celebrated in 1984. Elected as Honorary Secretary of Gujarat High Court Advocates' Association for three years 1988 to 1990. Was Hon. Secretary of Gujarat High Court Advocates' Law Library since August, 1999 and established Reference Library till 06.03.2004.

Was Advocate on the panel of various prestigious institutions like GSRTC, AMC, FCI and for State of Gujarat for Arbitration matter before the Gujarat Public Contracts Arbitration Tribunal.

Was President of Scout in 1972. Held prestigious position in Bharat Scouts and Guides and was active member from 1981 to 1997. Was Hon’ble Secretary B.S.G. from 1990 to 1996. Awarded the highest award of Silver Elephant in 1996-97. Was nominated as State Commissioner, Scout in the year 2002 and held such office till February, 2004. Was member of Finance Committee & Executive Committee N.H.Q. B.S.G., New Delhi.

Grand Father Shri Kalidas Jaskaran Jhaveri was Freedom Fighter closely associated with Mahatma Gandhi and Sardar Patel. Father Shri Satyendra Kalidas Jhaveri was Advocate and first elected Chairman of Gujarat Bar Council.

Elevated as Judge of Gujarat High Court on 7th March, 2004 and confirmed as permanent Judge on 22.06.2005. Was acting as Chairman of the I.T. Committee.

Was Chairman of the Gujarat High Court Legal Aid Committee and also was President of the Gujarat State Judicial Academy.

Transferred to Rajasthan High Court on 24.08.2016 and remained Executive Chairman of RSLSA from 18.10.2016.

Elevated and sworn in as the Chief Justice of Orissa High Court on 12th August, 2018.