Justice D H Waghela sworn-in as Karnataka Chief Justice
8.3.2013 (UNI) Justice D H Waghela was sworn-in as the Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court by Governor H R Bhardwaj who administered the oath of office at Rajbhavan here.
Justice Waghela succeeds Justice Vikramajit Sen, who was elevated as a Supreme Court judge in December last year.
The Chief Justice post was vacant for nearly two months and senior judge K Sreedhar Rao was the acting Chief Justice.
Born in August 1954 in Rajkot and a senior-most judges at the Gujarat High Court, Justice Waghela began his legal practice in his home town from November 1975.
Justice Waghela is due to retire in August 2016. UNI