Justice L. N. Swamy takes oath as Chief Justice of HP HC

Shimla, October 7

Justice Lingappa Narayana Swamy was sworn in as the 25th Chief Justice of the Himachal Pradesh High Court here today.

He was administered the oath of office by Governor Bandaru Dattatreya at an impressive ceremony held at Raj Bhawan.

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur was also present on the occasion. The ceremony took place at the Darbar Hall of Raj Bhawan, where Chief Secretary Dr Srikant Baldi conducted the proceedings of oath ceremony and read out the Warrant of Appointment issued by the President

Justice Swamy was appointed as an Additional Judge of the High Court of Karnataka on July 4, 2007, and subsequently as permanent Judge on April 17, 2009. He was also the Acting Chief Justice of High Court of Karnataka from January 17 to May 9 this year.