Goswami sworn in as new Chief Justice of Sikkim

Justice, Arup Kumar Goswami sworn in as new Chief Justice of Sikkim. The Governor of Sikkim, Ganga Prasad administered him the oath at the lawn of New Raj Bhawan here today.

The swearing-in ceremony was attended by Chief Minister, PS Tamang, Justice,MeenakshiMadanRai, Justice,Bhaskar Raj Pradhan, Cabinet Ministers, Member of LokSabha, Indra Hang Subba, Members of Sikkim Legislative Assembly, Registrar General, Chief Secretary of Sikkim, Additional Chief Secretaries, Additional Registrar General, Senior government officers, Advisors to Government of Sikkim, Law fraternity members of High Court of Sikkim and Sikkim State Legal Service Authority and host of dignitaries.

After retirement of Justice Vijai Kumar Bist in the month of September, the post of Chief Justice of the High Court of Sikkim had fallen vacant.

Justice Arup Kumar Goswami had earlier served as Acting Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court.