General Information

  • Name : Hon’ble Mr. Justice B.N. Kirpal
  • Date of Commencement of Office : 06/05/2002
  • Held Office Till : 07/11/2002
  • Former Chief Justice : High Court of Gujarat


Kirpal, Bhupinder Nath, B.A. (Hons.),LL.B.—Born on 8-11-1937. Enrolled pleader in 1961 and Advocate in 1962. Worked as Central Government Pleader in the Delhi High Court, Additional Standing Counsel for the Income Tax Department and thereafter as Central Government Standing Counsel since 1975. Appointed Additional Judge, Delhi High Court from 20-11-1979. Permanent Judge, Delhi High Court from 19-11-1983. Appointed as Chief Justice of Gujarat High Court on 14-12-1993.

Appointed as Judge of the Supreme Court of India on 11-9-95.

Appointed as Chief Justice of India on 06.05.2002(FN).

Retired on 08-11-2002(FN).