Friday, September 14, 2012

RIP to Justice Mr. Rangnath Misra ji

Justice Ranganath Mishra ji, the first chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission(NHRC) of India and member of advisory board of PVCHR( us today at about 7.45pm at Apollo Hospital, Bhubaneswar. He was under treatment for a long time. I pray for rest his soul in peace.

Justice Mishra was also a former Chairman of National Human Rights Commission, MP Rajya Sabha and also headed Misra Panel set up by UPA Government to look into the conditions of minorities.
Justice Mishra was born on November 25, 1926 at Banpur in Odisha, was as the 21st Chief Justice of India, serving from September 25, 1990 to November 24, 1991.

HE studied in Banpur High School,P.M. Academy and later, in Ravenshaw College and Allahabad University.On September 18, 1950 he got enrolled as advocate of Odisha High Court,Cuttack where he practiced law until 1969 when he was appointed as a Permanent Judge of the Odisha High Court.

From November 6, 1980 to January 16, 1981 he was appointed as the acting Chief Justice of Odisha High Court and from January 16 1981 he was appointed as the permanent Chief Justice of the Odisha High court. He was then appointed Judge of the Supreme Court in 1983. He became the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India on September 25,1990 and retired on November 24, 1991.

He has served as the Chief Scout of the All India Boy Scouts Association since 1992.
Justice Shri Rangnath Mishra:meber of Advisory Committe-PVCHR

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