Cuttack:19/7/23: Justice Subhasis Talapatra has been appointed as the Chief Justice of the Orissa High Court by President Droupadi Murmu.
Justice Talapatra will become Chief Justice of the High Court of Orissa after the superannuation of the present Chief Justice Dr Justice S Muralidhar on August 7, sources said.
Earlier, the Supreme Court collegium had reportedly recommended the name of Justice Talapatra for the post, saying that he has acquired considerable experience of dispensing justice in two High Courts.
Justice Talapatra was elevated as a Judge of the Gauhati High Court on November 15, 2011 and on establishment of a separate High Court for Tripura in 2013 he opted the High Court of Tripura as his parent High Court. He has been functioning, on transfer, in the High Court of Orissa since June 10, 2022.