Supreme Court of India

Bhuvaneshwar Prasad Sinha

B. P. Sinha

The Hon'ble Mr. Bhuvaneshwar Prasad Sinha, B.A. (Hons) M.A., B.L. Chief Justice, Supreme Court, October 1, 1959-31 Jan. 1964.; b.February 1, 1899; Educ. : Arrah Zila School, Patna College and Patna Law College; topped the list of successful candidates at the B.A. (Hons.) and M.A. Exams. of the Patna Univ. in 1919 and 1921 respectively. Srimati Radhika Sinha Gold Medalist for standing first in History. Vakil, Patna High Court, 1922-27; Advocate, 1927-35; Lecturer, Govt. Law College, Patna, 1926-35; was member, Senate of the Faculty of Law and of the Board of Examiners in Law, Patna Univ.; member, Court of the Benaras Hindu Univ. : Government Pleader 1935-39, Assistant Govt. Advocate, 1940-42, Judge, Patna High Court, 1943-51; Chief Justice, Nagpur High Court 1951-54, Judge, Supreme Court, December 1954-September 30, 1959. Recreation : Hiking. Retired on 31.01.1964.

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