D.H. Waghela is new chief justice of Bombay High Court

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Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) Chief Justice Dhirendra H. Waghela of the Orissa High Court was on Monday sworn-in as the new chief justice of the Bombay High Court, an official said.

Maharashtra Governor C.V. Rao administered the oath of office to Chief Justice Waghela at Raj Bhavan here in the presence of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, ministers, judges, legal and civil officials and other invitees.

Chief Justice Waghela, 61, succeeds Chief Justice Mohit Shah, who retired on September 8 last year. Justice (Mrs) Vijaya K. Tahilramani was officiating as Acting Chief Justice since then.

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