Justice PR Ramachandra Menon was sworn in as 13th Chief Justice of the Chhattisgarh High court. He was administered oath of office and secrecy by Governor Anandiben Patel at Raj Bhawan in state capital Raipur. He succeeds Chief Justice Ajay Kumar Tripathi who had resignation following his appointment as judicial member in the Lokpal.
Chief Justice Menon
High Courts in India
According to Article 214 of the constitution, each state of India shall have a High Court. The Chief Justice of a High Court is appointed by President with consultation of the Chief Justice of Supreme Court and Governor of the State. The other judges are appointed by will of President, Governor of state and Chief Justice of High Court.