General Information

  • Name : Hon’ble Mr. Justice S.P.Bharucha
  • Date of Commencement of Office : 01/11/2001
  • Held Office Till : 05/05/2002
  • Former Chief Justice: High Court of Karnataka


Bharucha, Sam Piroj, B.Sc., LL.B.—Born on 6th May, 1937. Enrolled as an Advocate of the Bombay High Court on 28th July, 1960. Practised mainly on the Original side of the Bombay High Court. Also appeared in the Supreme Court. Appointed Additional Judge, Bombay High Court from 19th September, 1977 and as permanent Judge on 3rd April, 1978. Appointed as Chief Justice, Karnataka High Court from 1-11-91.

Appointed Judge of Supreme Court of lndia on 1-7-92.

Appointed as Chief Justice of India on 01.11.2001(F/N).

Due to retire on 6-5-2002.