Amaravati: Justice Prashant Kumar Mishra was on Wednesday sworn-in as the Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court.
Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan administered the oath of office to Justice Mishra, who was transferred here from the Chhattisgarh High Court.
The 57-year-old Justice Mishra was till recently the acting Chief Justice of Chhattisgarh High Court.
He became a judge of Chhattisgarh High Court in December 2009.
He succeeded Justice Arup Kumar Goswami, who has been transferred as the Chief Justice of Chhattisgarh High Court.
Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy, ministers, Chief Secretary Sameer Sharma, several judges from the Chhattisgarh and AP High Courts and senior government officials attended the swearing-in ceremony at the Tummalapalli vari Kshetrayya Kalakshetram in Vijayawada.