Justice Mohammad Rafiq was on Sunday administered the oath because the 26th Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court by Governor Anandiben Patel.
Justice Rafiq was serving as Chief Justice of the Orissa High Court earlier than he was transferred to Madhya Pradesh on the same place on December 31 final yr.
Justice Rafiq was administered the oath of workplace at a perform held at Raj Bhavan right here by Uttar Pradesh Governor Patel, who’s holding extra cost of Madhya Pradesh.
He was born on May 20, 1960, at Sujangarh in Churu district of Rajasthan, as per the MP High Court web site.
Before turning into a decide within the Rajasthan High Court on May 15, 2006, justice Rafiq was a practising lawyer.
The Madhya Pradesh High Court had 3,81,641 (2,36,204 civil and 1,45,437 legal circumstances) circumstances pending until November 30, 2019.
The Madhya Pradesh High Court had disposed of 6,744 circumstances, together with civil and legal, in November, as per the excessive courtroom registry.