Former Judge of the Bombay High Court, Justice Anant Manohar Badar has sworn in as Judge of the Kerala High Court on 23 June.
In May, the Central Government had notified the transfer of Justice Badar in pursuance of the recommendation of Supreme Court Collegiumdated April 27, 2020.
At 9.30 am, the swearing in ceremony was streamed live from the Banquet Hall in the Kerala High Court. The Chief Justice S. Mani Kumar administered the oath to the new judge and the participants were limited due to Covid-19 pandemic.
Brief history about Justice Anant Manohar Badar
He started his career with the Maharashtra Judicial Service and was recruited as a District Judge in November, 2000, then as an Additional District & Sessions Judge at Akola and Wardha; Member, Industrial Tribunal at Nagpur and Principal District and Sessions Judge at Pune. He also worked in the Registry of Bombay High Court as Registrar (Vigilance). on March 3, 2014 was elevated as an Additional Judge of the Bombay High Court and in March, 2016 was made permanent.