Supreme Court of India

Mohammad Hidayatullah

M. Hidayatullah

The Hon'ble Mr. Mohammad Hidayatullah, B.A. (Nagpur) : M.A. (Cantab); Barrister-at-Law, O.B.E.(1946) : Judge, Supreme Court from Dec. 1, 1958.b. Dec. 17,1905; Educ. : Govt. High School, Raipur (1922) ; Phillip's Scholar, Morris College, Nagpur (1926) ; B.A. 2nd order of merit Malak Gold Medalist, Trinity College, Cambridge (1927-30), English and Law Tripos, Lincoln's Inn, Barrister-at-Law (1930), President, Indian Majlis, Cambridge (1929) ; Advocate, Nagpur High Court (1930-46); Lecturer, University College of Law (1935-43) ; Government Pleader (1942-43) ; Advocate-General, Central Provinces & Berar (1943-46); Puisne Judge (1946-54) ; Chief Justice, Nagpur High Court (1954-56); Chief Justice, High Court of Madhya Pradesh, November 1, 1956 to November 28, 1958 ; Member, Nagpur Municipal Committee (1931-33) ; Nagpur Improvement Trust (1943-45), Nagpur University Executive and Academic Councils, Court etc. (1934-53) ; Dean of the Faculty of Law, (1949-53) ; Member, Faculty of Law Saugar University ; Court Vikram University and Aligarh Muslim University ; (1954) ; Member, Nagpur Bar Council (1943-46); Chief Commissioner, Madhya Pradesh Bharat Scouts and Guides (1950-53); Vice-President, National Council Bharat Scouts and Guides (1950-52). Awarded the highest award Silver Elephant (1950); Adviser, International Fellowship of Former Scouts and Guides.Appointed as Chief Justice of India on 25.02.1968. Retired on 16.12.1970.

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