SHILLONG, Nov 2 - Justice Hamarsan Singh Thangkhiew has been appointed as the acting Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court.
The appointment was made following transfer of incumbent Chief Justice Ajay Kumar Mittal to the Madhya Pradesh High Court.
Thangkhiew was sworn in as a judge of the Meghalaya High Court in November, 2018.
Justice Mittal assumed charge as the Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court on May 28, 2019.
On October 15, the Supreme Court Collegium recommended Justice Muhammad Raffiq of the Rajasthan High Court as the next Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court.
The Supreme Court Collegium has also approved of a proposal for appointment of Wanlura Diengdoh, Judicial Officer, as a judge of the Meghalaya High Court. � IANS