The Hon'ble Mr. Mehr Chand Mahajan, Chief Justice, Supreme Court of India, 4 January, 1954 to 22nd December, 1954. b. December 23, 1889. Practised as Lawyer at Dharmshala, 1913; at Gurdaspur, 1914-18; at Lahore, 1918-43; Pres, High Court Bar Association, Lahore 1938-43; Director, Punjab National Bank, 1933-43; Fellow and Syndic, Punjab University, 1940-47; Syndic, East Punjab University, 1947-50; Hon. Degree of LL.D., Punjab University; 1948 Pres. D.A.V. College, Managing Committee, 1938-43 All India Fruit Products Assoc. Bombay Session, 1945; Member, Fruit Development Board, Punjab. Judge, Lahore High Court, 1943; Member, R.I.N. Mutiny Commission, 1946; Punjab Boundary Commission, 1947; Judge, East Punjab High Court, 1947 Prime Minister; Jammu and Kashmir State 1947-48; Constitutional Adviser to His Highness the Maharaja of Bikaner, 1948, Judge, Federal Court/Supreme Court 4 Oct. 1948-3 January 1954.