Justice Thottathil Bhaskaran:First Chief Justice of Telangana High Court

Hyderabad,Jan1:  Justice Thottathil Bhaskaran Nair Radhakrishnan was on Tuesday sworn in as the first Chief justice of Telangana High Court, officials said.

Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L Narasimhan administered an oath to him at a ceremony.

Justice Radhakrishnan had been serving as the Chief Justice of the High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad for both the states of Telangana and Andhra Prades since July last year.

Narasimhan later left for Vijayawada to administer oath to Justice Praveen Kumar as the acting Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court. With this, the separate high courts for Telugu state will become functional from Tuesday.

The High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad had been serving as a common high court of the two states since 2014 when Andhra Pradesh was bifurcated to carve out Telangana.

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