Sikkim High Court

Sikkim High Court

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The Sikkim High Court is the High Court of the Indian state of Sikkim. 

History :- The history of the court can be traced back to 1955, when the High Court of Judicature (Jurisdiction and Powers) Proclamation, 1955 was issued to establish a High Court in Sikkim. Upon merger, Sikkim became the 22nd State of India. Under Clause (i) of Article 371F, the High Court functioning immediately prior to the date of merger became the High Court for the State of Sikkim under the Constitution like any other High Court in the country. It was established in the year of 1975. The seat of the court is at Gangtok, the administrative capital of the state. The court has a sanctioned judge strength of 3.

The Chief Justice

Hon'ble Justice Vijai Kumar Bisht was appointed as the Chief Justice of the Sikkim High Court effective from 30 October 2018.

List of former Chief Justices

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