Vijaya Kamlesh takes oath as Madras HC Chief Justice

By NT Bureau Published on Aug 13, 2018 10:39 AM IST

Chennai: Justice Vijaya Kamlesh Tahilramani was sworn-in as the Chief Justice of the Madras High Court by Governor Banwarilal Purohit at a ceremony here in Raj Bhavan Sunday. The Governor also administered the oath of office to her.

Justice Vijaya poses with her warrant of appointment along with Governor Banwarilal Purohit.

Justice Vijaya Kamlesh Thailramani's appointment as the Chief Justice of the Madras High Court followed the elevation of her predecessor, Chief Justice Indira Banerjee, as a judge of the Supreme Court.

Justice Vijaya had earlier served as the judge of the Bombay High Court.

Tamilnadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, Supreme Court judge and former Chief Justice of Madras High Court Indira Banerjee, Madras High Court judges, State ministers and Chief Secretary Girija Vaidyanathan were present during the swearing in ceremony.