Retired judge of Patna high court justice CM Prasad on Thursday took oath as 7th Lokayakuta of Bihar.
State governor Devanand Konwar administered the oath of office and secrecy to Justice Prasad at a simple function at Rajbhavan this evening.
Chief minister Nitish Kumar, deputy chief minister SK Modi, chairman of the state Legislative Council TK Jha, and a host of ministers, besides chief secretary Anup Mukherjee and other senior official were present.
Justice Prasad retired as judge of Patna high court in February this year. He replaced justice RN Prasad, whose term expired on Wednesday.