Shillong, Oct 12 : Justice Ranjit Vasantrao More was sworn in as the Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court by the Governor of Meghalaya Satya Pal Malik at the Durbar Hall, Raj Bhavan, Shillong on Tuesday.
Justice Ranjit Vasantrao More was born on 4th November, 1959 and hails from Nimsod, Tq. Khatau, District Satara (Maharashtra).
He did his schooling education at Nimsod, district Satara and B.A. (Hons.) from Kolhapur and obtained Law Degree from Sangli.
He stood 2nd in order of merit of Shivaji University, Kolhapur in LL.B. He was also awarded National Merit Scholarship for prosecuting further studies. He did his LL.M. from Mumbai University.
He enrolled as an Advocate on 15th September, 1983 and joined 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 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 Judge on March 9, 2020.