President of India, in exercise of the powers conferred by Article 223 of the Constitution of India, appointed Shri Justice Munishwar Nath Bhandari 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. A notification in this regard was issued by the Department of Justice, Ministry of Law & Justice today.
Shri Justice Munishwar Nath Bhandari, B.Com. LLB, was enrolled as an Advocate on 29thMay, 1983. He practiced in the Rajasthan High Court, Central Administrative Tribunal, Supreme Court in Constitutional, Civil, Service, Labour, Criminal and Arbitration matters and specialized in Constitutional, Service, Labour & Arbitration matters. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Rajasthan High Court on July 5, 2007 and as Permanent Judge on November 4, 2008. He was transferred to Allahabad High Court on 15.03.2019.