Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court is “Justice T B N Radhakrishnan” on April 4, 2019. The
oath ceremony of Justice Radhakrishnan was administered by the Governor of
West Bengal ‘K.N. Tripathi’ in a solemn ceremony at the
High Court premises.
Before being the Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court, he has been the Chief Justice of Hyderabad High Court for both the states Andhra Pradesh and
Telangana from July 7, 2018
. He also became the permanent judge of the Kerala High Court on October 14, 2004.
Chief Justice Radhakrishnan succeeded the acting Chief Justice Biswanath Samaddar of the Calcutta High Court
. He was appointed as Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court because the Chief Justice of India, Rajan Gogoi wrote to
Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad to act on it and transfer Justice Radhakrishnan to the Calcutta High Court.
On December 11, 1983, he enrolled himself to practice at Thiruvananthapuram
and then later shifted to Kerala High Court in the year 1988. In Kerala High Court, he dealt with numerous cases from different branches of law, including Civil cases, Constitutional cases, and
The High Court of Calcutta was established on July 1, 1862, under the High Court Act of, 1861,
name of ‘High Court of Judicature at Fort William’
. The Calcutta High Court is extended to cover other regions as well as and it
covers Chandernagore or Chandannagar and
Andaman and Nicobar Island on May 2, 1950
. However, later the Calcutta High Court extended its
bench in Port Blair and Jalpaiguri
. The sanctioned strength of Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court is 72, in this 54 are permanent and 18 are no-permanent judges.