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AK Sikri takes over as acting chief justice of Delhi high court

Justice A K Sikri, the seniormost judge of the Delhi high court, on Monday took over as its acting chief justice, following the elevation of its previous chief justice Dipak Misra as a Supreme Court judge.

delhi Updated: Oct 11, 2011 00:02 IST
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Justice A K Sikri, the seniormost judge of the Delhi high court, on Monday took over as its acting chief justice, following the elevation of its previous chief justice Dipak Misra as a Supreme Court judge.


Born on March 7, 1954, Justice Sikri was appointed as a Delhi high court judge on July 7, 1999. He completed LLB from the prestigious Campus Law Centre of the Delhi University in 1977, bagging a gold medal for being best in the course.

Enrolled as an advocate in 1977 with the Bar Council of Delhi, Justice Sikri was a counsel for various Public Sector Undertakings, banks and educational institutions.

Justice Sikri is chairman of the Delhi high court Legal Services Committee and vice-president of the Institute on Constitutional and Parliamentary Studies.