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MR. D.G. Palekar

B.A.(Hons.), LL.B. 1961-1971

Justice Devidas Ganpat Palekar, B.A., LL.B. : Born 4th September 1909. Educated at Government High School, Karwar, Elphinstone College and Government Law School, Bombay. Enrolled Advocate of Bombay High Court on 2nd February 1934. Practised Civil and Criminal Cases on the Original and Appellate Side of that High Court. Joined Bombay Judicial Service as Civil Judge, Junior Division, on 10th June 1939. Became Assistant Judge and Assistant Sessions Judge in September, 1949. Deputy Secretary to the State Government in Legal Department from 1954 to 1956. District Judge from August, 1956 to September, 1958. Appointed Additional Registrar of Bombay High Court from October 1958, and became Registrar of that High Court on 15th January 1959. Appointed Additional Judge of High Court at Bombay for two years from 14th October 1961. Permanent Judge from 27th August 1962. Appointed Judge, Supreme Court on 19th July 1971. Retired on 4th September 1974.


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