Cuttack: Justice Pramath Patnaik was today sworn in as the Judge of Orissa High Court. The oath of office and secrecy was administered to Patnaik by Chief Justice KS Jhaveri.
The oath taking ceremony took place this morning in the new conference hall of the High Court. With the new appointment, the strength of judges of the High Court increased to 15.
Justice Pramath Patnaik was earlier re-transferred to the Orissa High Court from the Jharkhand High Court.
The Supreme Court Collegium had recommended re-transfer of Justice Pramath Patnaik to Orissa High Court. He was elevated as an Additional Judge of the Orissa High Court on 24th September, 2014. On being transferred, he took oath as an Additional Judge in the High Court of Jharkhand on 22nd December, 2014.