The Hon’ble Justice A. K. Mathur
Former Chief Justice
Time Period:22-Dec-1999 to 07-Jun-2004
M.A., LL.B.- Born on 7th August, 1943. Enrolled as an Advocate of Rajasthan High Court on 20th October, 1967. Appointed as Assistant Government Advocate and Deputy Government Advocate on 2nd August, 1969 and Additional Government Advocate on 29th June, 1974 and Government Advocate at Jodhpur on 31st January, 1977. Appointed as Additional Advocate General in December, 1981, till elevation as a Judge of the Rajasthan High Court on 13th September, 1985. Also worked as Standing Counsel for Central Government and Standing Counsel for Western Railway, Northern Railway, National Insurance Corporation and Sales Tax Department, Government of Rajasthan. Was a part-time lecturer in the University of Jodhpur and has travelled to the United States of America, England, France, Belgium, Switzerland and Canada. Appointed as Chairman of the Court of Inquiry in the Indian Airlines Boeing Crash in December, 1988, near Ahmedabad. Transferred to Madhya Pradesh High Court and appointed as Acting Chief Justice on 11th October, 1995. Appointed as Chief Justice, Madhya Pradesh High Court w.e.f. 3rd February, 1996.
Transferred to Calcutta High Court and took charge as Chief Justice on 22nd December, 1999