Iqbal Ansari is Patna High Court CJ
Patna: Justice Iqbal Ahmed Ansari was today sworn in as the Chief Justice of Patna High Court by Bihar Governor Ramnath Kovind on July 29.
Justice Ansari had worked twice as Acting Chief Justice of Patna High Court since December 2014 before being sworn in as its 39th Chief Justice. Born on October 29, 1954, Justice Ansari did his B.Sc. from Darrang College, Tezpur and completed graduation in law from Tezpur Law College. After joining Assam Judicial Service in 1991, he had been District & Sessions Judge, at Karimganj, Dibrugarh and Nagaon. He also worked as Registrar General of Gauhati High Court. Justice Ansari, who was elevated to the bench of Gauhati High Court as Judge on March 4, 2002, joined the Patna High Court on November 11, 2013. He would retire on October 29, 2016.