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Justice Rajendra Menon takes charge as Chief Justice of Delhi HC

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Justice was sworn in as of High Court in a ceremony held at the here today.

Lt Governor administered the oath of office to Menon, who was earlier the of Patna High Court, an official statement said.

and his cabinet colleagues, senior members of the judiciary, officers of government and other officials were present at the event, it said.

However, the inclusion of Justice will not add to the depleted number of judges of the as its Acting has been elevated as the Chief Justice of

The with a sanctioned strength of 60 judges would continue to function with 35 judges even after Justice takes charge.

Justice Menon had also served as a in the Gwalior Bench of the

He was elevated as the Chief Justice in March last year.

The collegium had recommended the transfer of Justice Menon to on July 16.

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First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 17:20 IST