Justice Munishwar Nath Bhandari to take over as acting Chief Justice of Allahabad HC


New Delhi, Jun 22 (UNI) Justice Munishwar Nath Bhandari will take over as acting Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court on June 26 after retirement of Justice Sanjay Yadav, the Law Ministry said on Tuesday.

"In exercise of the powers conferred by Article 223 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint Shri Justice Munishwar Nath Bhandari, senior-most Judge of the Allahabad High Court, to perform the duties of the office of the Chief Justice of that High Court with effect from 26th June, 2021 consequent upon the retirement of Shri Justice Sanjay Yadav, Chief Justice, Allahabad High Court," the Ministry's notification read.

Justice Yadav would retire on June 25 this year when he turns 62.

Chief Justices and judges of high courts retire at the age of 62.