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Manipur High Court

The Manipur High Court is the High Court of the state of Manipur, India.[1] It was established in 25 March 2013, after making suitable amendments in the Constitution of India and North-Eastern Areas (Re-organisation) Act, 1971. The seat of the High Court is at Imphal, the capital of Manipur. The first Chief Justice is Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre.[2] Earlier, a bench of the Gauhati High Court used to have jurisdiction over the state of Manipur.

Manipur High Court
Established25 March 2013
LocationImphal, Manipur
Composition methodPresidential with confirmation of Chief Justice of India and Governor of respective state.
Authorized byConstitution of India
Appeals toSupreme Court of India
Judge term lengthmandatory retirement by age of 62
Number of positions4
Chief Justice
CurrentlyRamalingam Sudhakar
Since18 May 2018

List of Chief JusticesEdit

# Chief Justice Tenure
Start End
1 Abhay Manohar Sapre 23 March 2013 19 October 2013
2 Laxmi Kanta Mohapatra 10 July 2014 10 June 2015
3 Rakesh Ranjan Prasad 22 September 2016 30 June 2017
4 Abhilasha Kumari 9 February 2018 22 February 2018
5 Ramalingam Sudhakar 18 May 2018 Incumbent


  1. ^ "New Chief Justices for Manipur, Meghalaya & Tripura high courts". Times of India. 24 March 2013. Retrieved 24 March 2013.
  2. ^ "Tripura, Manipur CJs take oath". Assam Tribune. 23 March 2013. Retrieved 24 March 2013.

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