Bengaluru: Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka took oath as Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court here this morning.
At a ceremony held at the Glass House of Raj Bhavan in city, Governor Vajubhai Vala administered the oath to Justice Oka. CM H.D. Kumaraswamy, Deputy CM Dr.G. Parameshwar, Chief Secretary T.M. Vijay Bhaskar, DG&IGP Neelamani N. Raju and others were present.
After Chief Justice Dinesh Maheshwari was elevated as Judge of Supreme Court this year, Justice L. Narayana Swamy was appointed as Acting Chief Justice of Karnataka HC. Justice Oka was serving as the second senior-most Judge in High Court of Bombay till he was elevated to Karnataka High Court as Chief Justice.