LG Anil Baijal administered the oath of office and secrecy to the new Lokayukta
Swearing-in took place in presence of CM Arvind Kejriwal and dignitaries of the Delhi Government
In another move towards strengthening its fight against corruption, the Delhi Government appointed Justice (Rtd.) Harish Chandra Mishra as the Lokayukta today. He will hold office for a term of five years from his date of appointment. The swearing-in ceremony took place in the presence of Delhi Chief Minister Shri Arvind Kejriwal as well as Lieutenant Governor Shri Anil Baijal, who administered the oath of office and secrecy to him.
The ceremony began with the National Anthem. Following which, the official notification was read out by Chief Secretary Shri Vijay Kumar Dev after which LG Shri Anil Baijal administered the oath to newly appointed Lokayukta Justice Harish Chandra Mishra. The ceremony concluded with the signing of the official appointment document at the premises of the Delhi Raj Bhavan. Chief Minister Shri Arvind Kejriwal congratulated the newly appointed Lokayukta on this momentous occasion.
Justice Harish Chandra Mishra is a retired judge of the Jharkhand High Court. He was also the Acting Chief Justice of Jharkhand High Court. His appointment was made in consultation with the Chief Minister and the Delhi Government post which a notification was published informing the same.23.03.2022Hin.docx