ajay mishra takes over as advocate general of up

Lucknow. After the appointment of senior advocate Ajay Kumar Mishra to the post of Advocate General of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, he assumed his charge today. State Governor Anandiben Patel accepted the resignation of the current Advocate General Raghavendra Singh and appointed Mishra to this post. On behalf of the state’s Chief Secretary Durgashankar Mishra, […]
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ajay mishra takes over as advocate general of up


Lucknow. After the appointment of senior advocate Ajay Kumar Mishra to the post of Advocate General of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, he assumed his charge today. State Governor Anandiben Patel accepted the resignation of the current Advocate General Raghavendra Singh and appointed Mishra to this post. On behalf of the state’s Chief Secretary Durgashankar Mishra, a notification was issued to accept Singh’s resignation by the Governor and appoint Mishra.
Mishra has been practicing in the Supreme Court for the last 10 years. He started law in 1981. He was appointed as the youngest Additional Advocate General of UP in 1995. It is worth mentioning that the Yogi cabinet had approved the appointment of Mishra for the post of Advocate General of UP.
The appointment to the post was pending since Singh resigned from the post of Advocate General last month. Meanwhile, the Allahabad High Court had also directed the state government to make an appointment on it before May 16. He assumed his charge after the notification of his appointment was issued today.
Originally from Deoria district in UP, Mishra is the son of former High Court judge Shrirang Mishra and is currently the elder brother of Justice Ashwani Kumar Mishra. Till now, he was serving the post of Additional Advocate General, Government of Uttar Pradesh in the Supreme Court.