HYDERABAD: Telangana High Court Chief Justice Ujjal Bhuyan has been appointed. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court Collegium recommended that Justice Bhuyan, a Telangana High Court judge, be elevated to Chief Justice.
Justice Satish Chandra Sharma will be succeeded by Justice Bhuyan. Justice Sharma's transfer to the Delhi High Court has been recommended by the collegium.
On October 11, 2021, Justice Sharma was sworn in as Chief Justice. In the same month, Justice Bhuyan was sworn in as a Telangana High Court judge. In addition, he serves as the Executive Chairman of the Telangana State Legal Services Authority. Justice Bhuyan previously served on the Bombay High Court before being appointed to the Telangana High Court. He received his L.L.B. from Government Law College, Guwahati, and his LL.M. from Gauhati University. He was born on August 2, 1964, in Guwahati.
In 1991, he became a member of the Assam, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, and Arunachal Pradesh Bar Councils. He had practised before the Gauhati High Court's Principal Seat.
In 2011, he was appointed as the Additional Advocate General of Assam. He was a member of the Gauhati High Court Bar Association, Guwahati Lawyers Association, Bar Association of India, All India Federation of Tax Practitioners, and Assam Chapter of the Indian Law Institute.