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Adarsh Kumar Goel (born 7 July 1953) is a former judge of the Supreme Court of India. He is a former Chief Justice of the Odisha High Court and the Gauhati High Court, and a former justice of the Punjab and Haryana High Court. He is currently serving as the chair person of National Green Tribunal.[1]

Adarsh Kumar Goel
Judge of the Supreme Court of India
In office
7 July 2014 – 6 July 2018
Chairman of the National Green Tribunal
Personal details
Born (1953-07-07) 7 July 1953 (age 65)
Alma mater Panjab University

He did his B.A. (Hons.) and LL.B. from Panjab University. He was enrolled as an Advocate with the Bar Council of Punjab and Haryana on 16 July 1974. He practised before the High Court of Punjab and Haryana for about five years and before the Supreme Court of India and Delhi High Court for about 22 years. Designated as Senior Advocate by the Supreme Court on 11 February 1999. He was elevated as Judge of the Punjab and Haryana High Court on 2 July 2001. Appointed as Executive Chairman, Haryana State Legal Services Authority on 17 May 2005. He was the Chief Justice (Acting) of the Punjab and Haryana High Court from 2 May 2011 till he joined as the Senior most Judge of the Gauhati High Court on 12 September 2011. Sworn in as Chief Justice of the Gauhati High Court on 20 December 2011. Sworn in as Chief Justice of the Odisha High Court on 12 October 2013 on transfer. Elevated as Judge of Supreme Court and assumed charge on 7 July 2014.[2]

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