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Justice Krishna Murari set to be chief justice of Punjab and Haryana high court

He will replace chief justice SJ Vazifdar, who retires on May 3.

punjab Updated: Apr 27, 2018 09:31 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
Justice Krishna Murari
Justice Krishna Murari (HT File)
         

Justice Krishna Murari, second senior-most judge at Allahabad high court, is set to become chief justice of the Punjab and Haryana high court.

Sources said his name was cleared by the Supreme Court collegium recently and sent to the central government for consideration.

He will replace chief justice SJ Vazifdar, who retires on May 3.

Born in 1958, justice Murari mainly practised on the civil side, before his elevation. He became additional judge of Allahabad high court on January 7, 2004 and a permanent judge on August 18, 2005. He retires in July 2020.

First Published: Apr 27, 2018 09:29 IST

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