RV More is new Chief Justice of Meghalaya HC

Shillong, Oct 12: Justice Ranjit Vasantrao More was sworn in as the new Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court today.
Governor Satya Pal Malik administered the oath of office to the new Chief Justice at the swearing-in ceremony held at the Raj Bhavan here in the presence of Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma, cabinet ministers and other dignitaries.
Justice Ranjit Vasantrao More was born on November 4 1959 and hails from Nimsod, Tq. Khatau, District Satara (Maharashtra).
He completed his schooling at Nimsod, district Satara and B.A. (Hons.) from Kolhapur and obtained a Law Degree from Sangli.
He stood second in order of merit of Shivaji University, Kolhapur in LL.B. He was also awarded National Merit Scholarship for pursuing further studies. He did his LL.M. from Mumbai University.
He enrolled as an Advocate on September 15, 1983, and joined the chamber of A.P. Shah (former Chief Justice of Chennai and Delhi High Court). He mainly practised at Appellate Side of High Court of Bombay.
He appeared in several Constitutional, Civil and Criminal matters on behalf of the Municipal Council, Municipal Corporations, District Central Cooperative Banks, Sugar Factories, Election Commission and Maharashtra Public Service Commission. He appeared in several important matters and also in Public Interest Litigations.
He was elevated as Judge of the Bombay High Court on September 8, 2006. He was transferred to the High Court of Meghalaya and took oath as a Judge on March 9, 2020.