Published on: 28 May 2023 at 20:24 IST
Justice Ramesh D. Dhanuka officially became the Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court on Sunday.
However, his tenure will be short-lived as he is set to retire on May 30 upon reaching the age of 62. This means he will effectively serve as the Chief Justice for only four days.
The oath of office was administered to Justice Dhanuka by Maharashtra Governor Ramesh Bais during a brief ceremony held at the Raj Bhavan.
Additional Chief Secretary Manisha Mhaiskar Patankar read out the warrant of appointment, which was issued by President Droupadi Murmu of India.
Maharashtra Governor Ramesh Bais presided over the swearing-in ceremony of Justice Ramesh Dhanuka as the Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court. The ceremony took place at the Raj Bhavan and commenced with the national anthem performed by the police band.
Additional Chief Secretary Manisha Mhaiskar Patankar read out the Warrant of Appointment of the Chief Justice, which was issued by President Droupadi Murmu. The event concluded with the playing of the national anthem by the Police Band.