AP gets new Chief Justice for High Court
Justice Prashant Kumar Mishra was sworn-in as the Chief Justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court by Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan at Vijayawada.
Prior to his appointment in Andhra Pradesh, Mishra was the acting Chief Justice of the Chattisgarh High Court. Born on August 29, 1964 in Chhattisgarh, Mishra did his B.Sc and LLB from the Guru Ghasidas University in Bilaspur.
He has practiced law at the district court in Raigarh, the Madhya Pradesh High Court in Jabalpur and the Chhattisgarh High Court in Bilaspur.
Prior to his elevation as the judge of the Chhattisgarh High Court in 2009, Mishra had stints as additional advocate general and advocate general of the state.
TEJASWINI PAGADALA is an independent communications consultant. She has previously worked with the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister’s Office as the Communications Officer where she has written English speeches for the CM, managed English media communication from the CMO and handled social media accounts of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and the Government.