Justice Satish Chandra Sharma took oath as the Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court.
Lieutenant Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena administered the oath to the 60-year-old Justice Sharma at a ceremony in the Raj Niwas, the L-G’s secretariat.
Justice Sharma had earlier served as the chief justice of the Telangana High Court.
The Delhi High Court had been functioning without a regular chief justice after the retirement of Justice D N Patel.
Justice Vipin Sanghi was the acting chief justice since March 13. He has now been appointed as the chief justice of the Uttarakhand High Court.