Cholendra Shumsher Rana appointed as a new Chief Justice of Nepal - South Asia Time

Cholendra Shumsher Rana appointed as a new Chief Justice of Nepal

 January 1, 2019  

Kathmandu: Justice Cholendra Shamsher J B Rana Wednesday took over as the new Chief Justice of Nepal’s Supreme Court.President Bidya Devi Bhandari administered the oath to Rana at the swearing-in ceremony at Sheetal Niwas, the official residence stated.

Rana, who will have a tenure of four years, has succeeded Chief Justice Om Prakas Mishra, who retired on Tuesday.

Rana completed his law degree from the Nepal Law Campus, Tribhuvan University.

Rana was appointed as the permanent judge of the Supreme Court on May 27, 2014, the report said.

His biography posted on the website of SC Nepal shows the following information about him :

GENERAL INFORMATION 

Date of Birth :– 13th Dec, 1957
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Permanent Address: Kathmandu Metropolitan City-04, Shukedhara Ganesh Gauri Marg
Education: – D.L.

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

S. No.

Designation

Organization/Institution

Tenure Period

1.

Chief Justice

Supreme Court of Nepal 2nd January 2019 – Present
2.

Justice

Supreme Court of Nepal 27 May 2014 – 1st January 2019
3.

Judge

Various Appellate Courts 15 April 1996-26 May2014 A.D.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY

  • Nepali (native)
  • English (Spoken and Writing)

Participation in Law Related Event:

  • Participated in the Judicial Development Training for High Level Official at Korea (2013)