08th March 2013
Governor HR Bhardwaj on Thursday administered the oath to Justice DH Waghela in a function attended by Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar, Deputy Chief Minister R Ashok, Law Minister Suresh Kumar, Acting Chief Justice K Shreedar Rao and other judges of the High Court.
|Governor HR Bhardwaj administering oath to Justice DH Waghela, who has been sworn in as the new Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court at Raj Bhavan on Thursday|
Waghela, who was has been the judge of Gujarat High Court since September 17, 1999, was born on August 11, 1954 in Rajkot.
Waghela completed his schooling and secondary education at Sri Swami Narayan Gurukul, Rajkot.
After completing his bachelors degree in commerce, Waghela joined the AMP Law College, Rajkot, to pursue his legal education.
Waghela has the distinction of securing the first rank in Saurashtra University during his LL B in all consecutive years.
Waghela completed his Masters of Law and got enrolled as an advocate on November 28, 1975.
Waghela was elevated as a permanent judge of Gujarat High Court on June 18, 2001.