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Former Judge

Former Chief Justices, Orissa High Court

Hon'ble Mr. Justice B.K. Patel

  • Date of Birth 24-01-1953
  • Educational Qualification M.A., LL.B.
  • Date of Appointment 17-01-2008
Name         : Shri Bijaya Krushna Patel
Father’s Name : Shri Ramachandra Patel
Occupation of the Father : Advocate, Sundargarh
Mother’s Name : Smt. Laxmipriya Patel
Occupation of the mother : Housewife
Date of birth         : 24.01.1953
Place of birth         : Sundargarh
Educational Institutions attended:
Bhawani Sankar High School Sundargarh : Passed High School Certificate Examination in 1968 in First Division.
Govt. College, Sundargarh : Passed Pre-Professional Science in 1970.
G.M.College, Sambalpur     : Passed B.A. (Hons. in Political Science) in 1972 in 1st Division. Awarded National Scholarship.
Utkal University, Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar. : Passed M.A. in Political Science in 1974.
Faculty of Law, Delhi University. : Passed LL.B. in 1978.
Educational Qualification : M.A., LL.B.
Enrolment to Orissa State Bar Council as Advocate : No.-O-303-1979 Date:-15.09.1979
Law practice : From 1979 to 1993 before Courts at Sundargarh and other places. 
Selected to O.S.J.S.(Senior Branch) : 1993
Previous Postings
2nd Addl.District and Sessions Judge, Puri : From 26.07.1993 to 02.09.1996
District and Sessions Judge, Bolangir : From 06.09.1996 to 26.04.1999
District and Sessions Judge, Puri : From 30.04.1999 to 19.07.2001
Member-Secretary, Orissa State Legal Services Authority, Cuttack.: From 23.07.2001 to 06.02.2004
Registrar(Administration), Orissa High Court, Cuttack. : From 06.02.2004 to 07.11.2005
Chairman, Orissa Sales Tax Tribunal, Cuttack : From 07.11.2005 to 25.04.2007
Principal Secretary to Government of Orissa, Law Department, Bhubaneswar : From 02.05.2007 to 16.01.2008.

He served as Judge of Orissa High Court from 17.01.2008 - 23.01.2015.