Chief Justice K S Jhaveri of
Orissa High Court on Monday administered the oath of office to
two new judges of the High Court.
With the inclusion of Justice Shatrughana Pujahari and
Justice Akshaya Kumar Mishra, the number of judges in Orissa
High Court went up to 14, including that of the chief justice.
The Supreme Court Collegium earlier this month had
recommended the repatriation of Justice Pujahari from Madras
Pujahari was transferred to the Madras High Court in November
Similarly, the Apex Court Collegium last week had also
recommended the appointment of Mishra to the Orissa High
Court. Prior to his present appointment, Mishra, an OJS
officer of 1988 batch, was serving as a Registrar of the
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