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Rajesh Kumar Agrawal

Rajesh Kumar Agrawal (born 5 May 1953) was a judge on the Supreme Court of India.[1] Previously, he was the Chief Justice of the Madras High Court.[2] He assumed office as Chief Justice on 24 October 2013.[3] He was the acting chief justice of Madras High Court after his predecessor, M. Y. Eqbal, was elevated to the Supreme Court of India. He retired as a judge on 4 May 2018.

Rajesh Kumar Agrawal
Judge of the Supreme Court of India
In office
17 February 2014 – 04 May 2018
Nominated byCollegium of the Supreme Court of India
Appointed byPranab Mukherjee
Chief Justice of Madras High Court
In office
24 October 2013 – 16 February 2014
Preceded byM. Y. Eqbal
Succeeded bySatish Agnihotri (acting)
Personal details
Born (1953-05-05) 5 May 1953 (age 65)
Uttar Pradesh, India
Alma materUniversity of Allahabad


  1. ^ "Rajesh Agrawal and N V Ramana appointed as Supreme Court Judges". IANS. Retrieved 17 February 2014.
  2. ^ "Hon'ble Thiru. Justice Rajesh Kumar Agrawal". Madras High Court. Retrieved 3 November 2013.
  3. ^ "Agrawal appointed Chief Justice of Madras High Court". The Hindu. 22 October 2013. Retrieved 3 November 2013.