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DB Bhosale takes over as Chief Justice of Allahabad HC

Press Trust of India  |  Allahabad 

Justice Dilip Babasaheb Bhosale today took over as the Chief Justice of the High

He was administered the oath by Governor Ram Naik in presence of High judges, and other dignitaries.

The post had been vacant since May this year when Justice Bhosale's predecessor, Justice D Y Chandrachud, was elevated to the Supreme

Born on October 24, 1956, Justice Bhosale belongs to a family of freedom fighters and his father Babasaheb Bhosale had served as Chief Minister of

After obtaining his degree from Government College, Mumbai, Justice Bhosale began legal practice in 1980.

During his illustrious career as a lawyer, he served as Chairman of the Bar Council of and Vice-Chairman of Bar Council of

Justice Bhosale was elevated as a judge of the in 2001.

Before taking up his current assignment, he served as the Acting Chief Justice at the High Court.

First Published: Sat, July 30 2016. 17:07 IST