Justice Vineet Saran appointed as the new Chief Justice of Orissa High Court

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President Pranab Mukherjee on 22 February 2016 appointed Justice Vineet Saran as the new Chief Justice of Orissa (Odisha) High Court. He will take oath on 26 February 2016.Prior to this appointment, Justice Saran was working as a senior judge of Karnataka High Court. The post of Orissa (Odisha) Chief Justice was vacant since 15 February 2016 as Justice D H Waghela was transferred be the Chief Justice of Bombay High Court.