Vikram Nath

Justice Vikram Nath (born 24 September 1962) is an Indian Judge. Presently, he is Chief Justice of Gujarat High Court[1][2] and former Judge in Allahabad High Court. He was earlier recommended as Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court but centre disapproved the recommendations.[3]

Hon'ble Chief Justice

Vikram Nath
Chief Justice of Gujarat High Court
Assumed office
10 September 2019
Nominated byRanjan Gogoi
Appointed byRam Nath Kovind
Judge of Allahabad High Court
In office
24 September 2004 – 9 September 2019
Nominated byRamesh Chandra Lahoti
Appointed byA. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Personal details
Born (1962-09-24) 24 September 1962 (age 58)
Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
Spouse(s)Dr. Sangita Srivastava
ChildrenVishwesh Nath and Varad Nath
Alma materShia P. G. College University of Lucknow

Early life and careerEdit

Vikram Nath was born in a middle-class family. He followed the footsteps of his paternal ancestry by pursuing law as a subject and is currently the 4th generation to do so. Born and raised at Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.

He practiced as a lawyer at Allahabad High Court for a period of 17 years before being elevated to the position of a High Court Judge at Allahabad.


  1. ^ Singh, Ajmer (31 August 2019). "Collegium clears Vikram Nath's name for Gujarat High Court Chief Justice". The Economic Times. Retrieved 2 September 2019.
  2. ^ "Orders of appointment of Shri Justice Vikram Nath, Judge of Allahabad High Court, to be CJ of Gujarat High Court (08.09.2019)" (PDF). 8 September 2019. Retrieved 8 September 2019.
  3. ^ Emmanuel, Meera (10 April 2019). "Collegium recommends Justice Vikram Nath as First Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh HC". Bar & Bench. Retrieved 10 April 2019.