Justice Mohapatra Sworn in as Judge of Manipur High Court

Justice Laxmi Kanta Mohapatra , a former judge of the Allahabad High Court, was sworn-in as a judge of Manipur High Court.The post of chief justice of High Court of Manipur remained vacant after the first chief justice Abhay M Sapre was transferred as chief justice of the Gauhati High Court.North eastern states, Tripura, Meghalaya and Manipur on 23 March 2013 got their own High Courts. Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre, Judge of Chhattisgarh High Court took is the first Chief Justice of Manipur High Court.With the opening of the three high Courts in the North Eastern states of India, the total number of high Courts in India has gone up to 24 from previous 21.
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