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Justice Hemant Gupta sworn in as CJ


BHOPAL : Justice Hemant Gupta was sworn in as the chief justice of the Jabalpur High Court by  Governor OP Kohli at a function at Raj Bhawan here on Saturday.

Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Assembly Speaker Sitasharan Sharma, ministers and bureaucrats attended the ceremony.

The chief minister hosted a lunch for the new CJ at his residence. Justice Gupta was the acting chief justice of Patna High Court before his appointment as CJ of Jabalpur High Court.