New Delhi:30/9/23: President Droupadi Murmu has appointed Justice Bidyut Ranjan Sarangi as the Acting Chief Justice (CJ) of Orissa High Court, Cuttack.
Justice Sarangi was born on July 20, 1962, at Pantikharisasan village, Odagaon, in Nayagarh district. He passed HSC examination and graduated in commerce from BJB College, Bhubaneswar. He studied law at MS Law College, Cuttack, under Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, and was awarded PhD in Law from Sambalpur University.
He joined the Bar in December 1985, having regular practice in Orissa High Court, Cuttack, and Supreme Court of India, New Delhi. He is also a life member of the Orissa High Court Bar Association, Civil Court Bar Association, Criminal Court Bar Association, and Central Tribunal Bar Association. He was appointed as Arbitrator, Advocate Commission, and Amicus Curiae to assist the court in many important matters. He was elevated to the Bench and sworn in as a Permanent Judge of Orissa High Court on June 20, 2013.