Former Honourable Chief Justices

Hon’ble Mr. Justice Sunderlal Trikamlal Desai
DoB : 01/01/1901 | DoJ : 01/05/1960 | Held Office till : 25/01/1961
Elevated on May 1, 1960 as First Chief Justice of Gujarat High Court.
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Hon’ble Mr. Justice Kantilal Thakoredas Desai
DoB : 01/05/1903 | DoJ : 26/01/1961 | Held Office till : 22/05/1963
Elevated as the Chief Justice of High Court of Gujarat on 26.1.1961.
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Hon’ble Mr. Justice Jaishanker Manilal Shelat
DoB : 16/07/1908 | DoJ : 31/05/1963 | Held Office till : 24/02/1966
Elevated as Acting Chief Justice from 23.5.1963.
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Hon'ble Mr. Justice Nomanbhai Mahmedbhai Miabhoy
DoB : 06/09/1907 | DoJ : 21/04/1966 | Held Office till : 05/09/1967
Elevated as the Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court on 21.4.1966
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Hon’ble Mr. Justice Prafullachandra Natverlal Bhagwati
DoB : 21/12/1921 | DoJ : 16/09/1967 | Held Office till : 17/07/1973
Elevated as the Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court on 16.9.1967
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Hon’ble Mr. Justice Bipinchandra Jivanlal Divan
DoB : 20/08/1919 | DoJ : 17/07/1973 | Held Office till : 29/06/1976
Elevated as the Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court on 28/08/1977
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Hon'ble Mr. Justice Seshareddi Obul Reddi
DoB : 09/04/1916 | DoJ : 07/07/1976 | Held Office till : 18/08/1977
Elevated as the Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court on 11.01.1976
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Hon’ble Mr. Justice Bipinchandra Jivanlal Divan
DoB : 20/08/1919 | DoJ : 28/08/1977 | Held Office till : 19/08/1981
Retransferred to Gujarat High Court as Chief Justice with effect from 28.8.1977
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Hon'ble Mr. Justice Manharlal Pranlal Thakkar
DoB : 04/11/1923 | DoJ : 20/08/1981 | Held Office till : 14/03/1983
Elevated as the Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court on 20.08.1981
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Hon'ble Mr. Justice Padmanabhan Subramanian Poti
DoB : 02/02/1923 | DoJ : 28/09/1983 | Held Office till : 01/02/1985
Elevated as the Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court on 28.09.1983
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Hon'ble Mr. Justice Puliyangudi Ramaiyapillai Gokulakrishnan
DoB : 13/08/1928 | DoJ : 21/03/1985 | Held Office till : 12/08/1990
Elevated as the Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court on 21.03.1985
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Hon'ble Mr. Justice Ganendra Naraayan Ray
DoB : 01/05/1933 | DoJ : 02/12/1990 | Held Office till : 07/10/1991
Elevated as the Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court on 02.12.1990
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Hon'ble Mr. Justice S. Nainar Sundaram
DoB : 03/08/1932 | DoJ : 15/06/1992 | Held Office till : 13/12/1993
Elevated as the Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court on 15.06.1992
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Hon'ble Mr. Justice Bhupinder Nath Kirpal
DoB : 08/11/1937 | DoJ : 14/12/1993 | Held Office till : 11/09/1995
Elevated as the Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court on 14.12.1993
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Hon'ble Mr. Justice Gurudas Datta Kamat
DoB : 05/01/1935 | DoJ : 02/07/1996 | Held Office till : 04/01/1997
Elevated as the Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court on 02.07.1996
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Hon'ble Mr. Justice Kumaran Sreedharan
DoB : 04/06/1936 | DoJ : 20/10/1997 | Held Office till : 03/06/1998
Elevated as the Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court on 20.10.1997
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Hon'ble Mr. Justice Konakuppakattil Gopinathan Balakrishnan
DoB : 12/05/1945 | DoJ : 16/07/1998 | Held Office till : 08/09/1999
Elevated as the Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court on 16.07.1998
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Hon'ble Mr. Justice D. M. Dharmadhikari
DoB : 14/08/1940 | DoJ : 25/01/2000 | Held Office till : 04/03/2001
Elevated as the Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court on 25.01.2000
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Hon'ble Dr. Justice Daya Saran Sinha
DoB : 18/03/1941 | DoJ : 17/03/2002 | Held Office till : 18/03/2003
Elevated as the Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court on 17.03.2002
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Hon'ble Mr. Justice Bhawani Singh
DoB : 28/03/1944 | DoJ : 25/08/2003 | Held Office till : 28/03/2006
Elevated as the Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court on 25.08.2003
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Hon'ble Mr. Justice Y. R. MEENA
DoB : 01/07/1946 | DoJ : 03/04/2006 | Held Office till : 30/06/2008
Elevated as the Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court on 03.02.2007
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Hon'ble Mr. Justice K. S. Radhakrishnan
DoB : 15/05/1949 | DoJ : 09/09/2008 | Held Office till : 16/11/2009
Elevated as the Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court on 04.09.2008
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Hon'ble Mr. Justice S. J. Mukhopadhaya
DoB : 15/03/1950 | DoJ : 09/12/2009 | Held Office till : 12/09/2011
Elevated as Judge, Supreme Court of India on 13th September 2011.
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Hon'ble Mr. Justice Bhaskar Bhattacharya
DoB : 29/09/1952 | DoJ : 21/07/2012 | Held Office till : 28/09/2014
Appointed as The Chief Justice of Gujarat in the forenoon of 21.07.2012.
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Hon'ble Mr. Justice R.Subhash Reddy
DoB : 05/01/1957 | DoJ : 13/02/2016 | Held Office till : 01/11/2018
Elevated as Judge, Supreme Court of India on 2nd November 2018
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