Hon’ble Mr. Justice Bipinchandra Jivanlal Divan
Date of Birth : 20/08/1919 
Date of Joining : 17/07/1973 
Held Office Till : 29/06/1976
Source :BAR
Introduction : Elevated as the Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court on 28/08/1977
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Born on 20th August 1919. Educated at Propriety High School, Ahmedabad, Wilson College and Government Law College, Bombay and University School of Economics and Sociology, Bombay. Enrolled as an Advocate of Bombay High Court on the Appellate side in September 1941 and on the original side in September 1943 and practiced from 1943 to 1954. Appointed as Judge, Bombay City Civil Court and Additional Sessions Judge, Greater Bombay on 4.11.1954. Principal Judge, Bombay City Civil Court and Sessions Judge, Greater Bombay on 1.5.1961. Appointed as Additional Judge of Gujarat High Court from 19.4.1962. Permanent Judge with effect from 23.9.1963. Appointed Chief Justice, Gujarat High Court from 17.1.1973. Transferred to Andhra Pradesh High Court with effect from 1.7.1976. Retransferred to Gujarat High Court as Chief Justice with effect from 28.8.1977. Retired on 19.8.1981.

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