The Hon’ble Justice Jainarayan Patel
Former Chief Justice
Time Period:26-Jun-2010 to 04-Oct-2012
M.A.,LL.B. - Born on 05-10-1950. He was enrolled as an Advocate on 27-08-1974. He practised for 12 years in Civil, Criminal and Constitutional matters in the District and the High Court Bench at Nagpur. He was contributory teacher in University College of Law. He was appointed as a Judge of the City Civil Court on 20-04-1987. He was appointed as Designated Judge to try cases under TADA (P) Act 1987 at Mumbai from 1992-1993. In 1993 appointed Designated Judge of the Special Court constituted to try Bombay Bomb Blast case. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court on 11-03-1996 and permanent Judge on 07-01-1997.
Assumed office of the Chief Justice of the High Court at Calcutta w.e.f. 26.06.2010.