Central government notifies appointment of Aribam Guneshwar Sharma as Manipur High Court  Judge


Imphal: The central government on Friday notified the appointment of judicial officer Aribam Guneshwar Sharma as judge of Manipur High Court.

A notification to this effect was published by Union Law ministry’s department of Justice on its website.

“In exercise of the power conferred by clause (1) of Article 217 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint Shri Aribam Guneshwar Sharma, to be a Judge of the Manipur High Court, with effect from the date he assumes charge of his office,” the notification said.

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The Supreme Court Collegium had recommended Sharma’s elevation as High Court judge on January 10.

Sharma is the senior most judge in District Court of Manipur.

Manipur High Court is currently functioning with 3 judges as opposed to its sanctioned strength of 5 judges.


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