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Khehar sworn in as Karnataka Chief Justice

Last updated: 08 August, 2010
Bangalore, Aug 8, DHNS

J S Khehar was sworn in as the new Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court on Sunday.

The new Chief Justice of Karnataka Jagdish Singh Khehar is hugged by his mother Satpal Kaur after the oath-taking ceremony at Raj Bhavan in Bangalore on Sunday. DH Photo

The new Chief Justice of Karnataka Jagdish Singh Khehar is hugged by his mother Satpal Kaur after the oath-taking ceremony at Raj Bhavan in Bangalore on Sunday. DH PhotoGovernor H R Bhardwaj administered the oath to the former Chief Justice of Uttaranchal High Court at the Raj Bhavan.

Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa, who was present on the occasion, congratulated the new Chief Justice.

The Chief Minister said he would discuss the much-talked Bill against cow slaughter with President Pratibha Patel on Monday.  “The State government will focus on development activities. Presently, the mining controversy and padayatra has overshadowed all the development projects of the government,” Yeddyurappa remarked.

The oath-taking ceremony was attended by several members of legal fraternity, including Lokayukta Santosh Hegde.

The new Chief Justice will be a part of the judicial proceedings from Monday.


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