Hon’ble Justices

Hon’ble The Acting Chief Justice Prashant Kumar
The Acting Chief Justice Jharkhand High Court, Ranchi
Born on 01st July, 1958.Did schooling from Bisheshwar Seminary School,Chapra. Passed B.Sc. from Uday Pratap Singh Degree College, Varanasi and obtained LL.B. degree from Harishchandra Law College, Varanasi. Enrolled as an Advocate on 01st October, 1980 with Bihar State Bar Council and practiced in Patna High Court, Patna and its Bench at Ranchi from 1980 to 1991 in Constitutional and Service Matters. Appointed as A.D.J. on 06th May 1991 and promoted as District Judge on June, 2001.Elevated as Additional Judge of Jharkhand High Court,Ranchi on 21st January,2009.Transferred to Allahabad High Court on May 19, 2016.On being transferred from Allahabad High Court, he took oath as Judge of the High Court of Jharkhand on 10th May, 2019.
Appointed as Hon’ble The Acting Chief Justice of the High Court of Jharkhand from 7th of June 2019 onwards.
Hon’ble Mr. Justice H. C. Mishra
Justice Jharkhand High Court, Ranchi
Hon’ble Mr. Justice H. C. Mishra:- Born on 27th March, 1959 in a very respectable family. Grandfather was a renowned educationist and Headmaster of Zilla Schools in Pre Independence days and was also conferred with the title of “RAI SAHIB”. Father, Mr. Justice Vishwanath Mishra retired as Judge of Patna High Court in the year 1981.Elevated as an Additional Judge of Jharkhand High Court on 27th April 2011 and took oath as a Judge of Jharkhand High Court on 31st of January,2013.
Hon’ble Mr. Justice Aparesh Kumar Singh
Justice Jharkhand High Court, Ranchi
Mr. Justice Aparesh Kumar Singh born on 7th July, 1965. is the eldest son of Dr. Ram Gopal Singh and Dr.Shradha Singh. He belongs to a family associated with Judiciary. His Maternal Great Grandfather, Late Sri B.P. Sinha was the 6th Chief Justice of India. His Maternal Grandfather Hon’ble Late Sri Shambhu Prasad Singh was the former Acting Chief Justice of Patna High Court.Has been elevated as and Additional Judge of the Jharkhand High Court and taken oath of office on 24th January, 2012.Prior to his elevation he had been executive member of the Bar Association.
Hon’ble Mr. Justice Shree Chandrashekhar
Justice Jharkhand High Court, Ranchi
Born on 25th May, 1965. Mr. Justice Shree Chandrashekhar Completed his LL.B. course from Campus Law Centre, University of Delhi in the year 1993. Enrolled as an Advocate with the Delhi State Bar Council on 09.12.1993. He started his practice at Delhi on both Criminal and Civil sides. In about 19 years of practice as an Advocate in different Courts, he conducted about 3500 cases, mostly in the Supreme Court of India. There are about 140 reported judgements of Supreme Court in which he appeared as a counsel. He was standing Counsel for All India Council for Technical Education and the State of Jharkhand in the Supreme Court. He represented Bihar State Housing Board, Bihar State Pollution Control Board, Jharkhand State Electricity Board, Indian Council of Agricultural Research and various other Corporations/Institutes besides, being the retained counsel for private companies.He was appointed as Additional Judge of the High Court of Jharkhand, Ranchi on 17.01.2013 and, as permanent Judge of the High Court of Jharkhand, Ranchi on 27.06.2014.
Hon’ble Mr. Justice Amitav K. Gupta
Justice Jharkhand High Court, Ranchi
Born on 31st May, 1959. Did schooling from St. Xavier’s School, Sahebganj and passed Indian School Certificate Examination in 1975. Did Graduation from Hindu College, Delhi University and Post Graduation from Delhi University and LL.B. from Campus Law Centre(Law Faculty), Delhi University. Enrolled as an Advocate with Bihar State Bar Council and practiced in the District Courts in the criminal as well as civil matters. Joined Bihar Superior Judicial Service as Addl. District Judge on 11.06.1997. Posted as ADJ at Dumka, Patna and Dhanbad and as AJC cum Special Judge, CBI, AHD cases at Ranchi from June, 2001 to Feb,2003. Promoted as District Judge on 01.03.2003 and also worked as Presiding Officer, Labour Court, Ranchi and Family Court at Ranchi. Posted as District Judge at Latehar, Dumka and Deoghar and as Chairman, Appellate Tribunal, RRDA, Ranchi. Posted as Registrar(Vigilance and Administration), Jharkhand High Court, Ranchi. Appointed as Law Secretary, Department of Law and Justice, Government of Jharkhand. Elevated as Additional Judge of Jharkhand High Court, Ranchi on 18.09.2013.
Hon’ble Mr. Justice Sujit Narayan Prasad
Justice Jharkhand High Court, Ranchi
Mr. Justice Sujit Narayan Prasad born on 20th June 1967.He Passed M.A. and also did LLB.He has been elevated as Additional Judge of High Court of Jharkhand and took oath on 26.09.2014.Prior to elevation he had been member of the Bar Association Jharkhand High Court Ranchi.
Hon’ble Mr. Justice Rongon Mukhopadhyay
Justice Jharkhand High Court, Ranchi
Mr. Justice Rongon Mukhopadhyay born on 29th of December, 1967.He Passed B. Com.(Hons.) and also did LLB.He has been elevated as Additional Judge of High Court of Jharkhand and took oath on 26.09.2014.He had been Standing Counsel No 2 with the State of Jharkhand.
Hon’ble Mr. Justice Ratnaker Bhengra
The Justice Jharkhand High Court, Ranchi
Hon’ble Mr. Justice Ratnaker Bhengra:- Born on 5.10.1962. Did schooling from Mount Hermon School, Darjeeling. Graduated in Geography from Kirori Mal College and did his LL.B. from Delhi University. Did M. Phill from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, in Public International Law.
Joined the legal profession in 1988. Started practice at Tis Hazari Court in Delhi. Subsequently, from 1992 practised in Ranchi Bench of Patna High Court. Served as a Govt. Pleader and dealt with matters concerning service disputes. Also empanelled as Railway Advocate for cases in the Central Administrative Tribunal and Railway Claims Tribunal. Also represented Jharkhand Public Service Commission in High Court.
Hon’ble Mr. Justice Ananda Sen
Justice Jharkhand High Court, Ranchi
High Court of Jharkhand, Ranchi
• Born on 15th August 1969, is the only son of late Shyamal Kumar Sen and Smt. Padma Sen. His father and grand father were renowned lawyers practising in the district of undivided Singhbhum, within the State of Bihar, later on Jharkhand.
• He has done his schooling from Assembly of God Church School at Kolkata and thereafter graduated from Kolkata University in B.Com (Hons.)
• He Studied LL.B from Chhotanagpur Law College, Ranchi (Ranchi University)
• After obtaining his law degree, he joined the profession under his father in February, 1996 and started practising at the District Court of Chaibasa and Seraikella-Kharsawan. He shifted to Ranchi in October, 1997 and started practising in the High Court of Jharkhand under the abled guidance of Late M.M. Banerjee, who was also the first Advocate General of the State of Jharkhand.
• He started his independent practice from October 2003 and continued the same till his elevation as an Additional Judge, Jharkhand High Court, Ranchi.
• He practised in constitutional, civil, criminal, labour and service matters etc. and was the retainer and panel lawyer of many Institutions, Organizations and Public Sector undertakings, like

◦ Hon’ble Jharkhand High Court, Ranchi.
◦ DAV College Managing Committee, New Delhi.

◦ Indian Institute of Management, Ranchi.

◦ Steel Authority of India Limited and its all subsidiaries.

◦ Coal India Limited and its all subsidiaries like BCCL, ECL,CCL etc.

◦ HINDALCO Industries Limited and many others.

• He was elevated as an Additional Judge of High Court of Jharkhand, Ranchi w.e.f. 08th April, 2016 and, as permanent Judge of the High Court of Jharkhand, Ranchi on 09.01.2018.

Hon’ble Mr. Justice Anant Bijay Singh
Justice Jharkhand High Court, Ranchi
High Court of Jharkhand, Ranchi.He was elevated as an Additional Judge of High Court of Jharkhand, Ranchi w.e.f. 08th April, 2016 and, as permanent Judge of the High Court of Jharkhand, Ranchi on 09.01.2018.
Hon’ble Mr. Justice B B Mangalmurti
Justice Jharkhand High Court, Ranchi
Jharkhand High Court, Ranchi.After completion of Law degree, enrolled as an Advocate in the year 1983 and started practising in the Ranchi Bench of Patna High Court.Entered the Bihar Superior Judicial Service in the year 1997 and was posted as Additional District & Sessions Judge, Palamau at Daltanganj, then at Patna as Additional District & Sessions Judge cum Vigilance Judge in the year 2000.Upon Creation of the State of Jharkhand, was allotted Cadre of Jharkhand Superior Judicial Service.Was Special Judge, CBI dealing with cases of Animal Husbandary and Bitumen Scam at Dumka and Dhanbad respectively.Dealt with the matters of Family disputes as Principal Judge, Family Court, East Singhbhum, Jamshedpur.Served as Registrar Vigilance of the High Court of Jharkhand.Held the Post of Principal District & Sessions Judge at Bokaro , Godda , Hazaribag and Jamshedpur.On deputation to the Government Of Jharkhand, held the post of Principal Secretary Law cum Legal Remembrancer.Elevated as Additional Judge on 20th May, 2017 and sworn in as Judge of the High Court of Jharkhand at Ranchi on 26th April, 2019
HON’BLE MR.JUSTICE ANIL KUMAR CHOUDHARY
Justice Jharkhand High Court, Ranchi
High Court of Jharkhand, Ranchi.Born on 18.06.1965 at Rourkela in Odisha. Passed matriculation in First Class from Board of Secondary education. Passed B.Sc. with distinction from Government College, Rourkela. Passed LL.B in 1988 from Rourkela Law College. Passed M.A.(History) with first class. Joined the Chambers of Harish Ray a leading practitioner of Rourkela. Also was appearing in Orissa High Court. Life member of High Court Bar Association, Orissa. Was the panel advocate for Life insurance Corporation of India, Bank of India, Indian overseas Bank and Bank of Baroda. Joined the Superior Judicial service and was posted as Addditional District Judge at Tenughat and Rajmahal. Additional Judicial Commissioner No. 1, Ranchi and also the Special Judge, CBI (AHD SCAM CASES). Presiding officer Labour Court, Hazaribag. Principal Judge, Family Court, Jamshedpur. Principal District Judge Godda and Bokaro. Registrar Establishment and Registrar General.He was elevated as an Additional Judge of High Court of Jharkhand, Ranchi w.e.f. 20th May, 2017 and, took oath as Judge of the High Court of Jharkhand, Ranchi on 26th April, 2019.
Hon’ble Mr. Justice Rajesh Kumar
Justice Jharkhand High Court, Ranchi
Hon’ble Smt. Justice Anubha Rawat Choudhary
Justice Jharkhand High Court, Ranchi
Hon’ble Mr. Justice Pramath Patnaik
Justice Jharkhand High Court, Ranchi
Date of Birth : 14th June 1959
Father’s Name : Late Durga Prasanna Patnaik
Mother’s Name : Late Charu bala Patnaik
Passed Matriculation in the year 1975 from Government High School, Unit-I, Bhubaneswar.
Passed Intemediate in Arts from 1977 B.J.B. College, Bhubaneswar.
Passed Matriculation in the year 1975 from Government High School, Unit-I, Bhubaneswar.
Passed Intermediate in Arts from 1977 B.J.B. College, Bhubaneswar.
Graduated from B.J.B. College, Bhubaneswar with Arts (Hons.) in the year 1979.
Obtained Master Degree in Political Science from Delhi University in the year 1981.
Graduated in Law from University Law College, Utkal University, Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar in the year 1986.
Enrolled as an Advocate in year 1986.
Appointed as Standing Counsel from March 1994 to October 1994 in Odisha Administrative Tribunal, Bhubaneswar and Government Advocate in-charge from October 1994 to June 1995.
Appointed as Additional Standing Counsel in Orissa High Court from 2000 to 2006.
Appointed as Additional Government Advocate in Orissa High Court from 2006 to 2009.
Appointed as Government Advocate in Principal Bench, Odisha Administrative Tribunal, Bhubaneswar from September 2011 to September 2014.
Elevated as Additional Judge on 24.09.2014.
Elevated as Additional Judge of High Court of Jharkhand and took oath on 22.12.2014
Hon’ble Mr. Justice Ravi Nath Verma
Justice Jharkhand High Court, Ranchi
Mr. Justice Ravi Nath Verma born on 10th of December, 1956.He Passed B.A.(Hons.) and also did LLB.Joined Bihar Superior Judicial Service as Addl. District Judge, in the year 1997. He was posted as Director, Judicial Academy, Ranchi, Jharkhand before his elevation as Additional Judge of High Court of Jharkhand on 26.09.2014.