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Anant Surendraray Dave
Honourable Acting Chief Justice,
High Court of Gujarat

Date of Birth : 05/12/1957,
Int. Appmnt : 08/10/2004,
Date of Joining : 08/10/2004,
Date of Retirement : 04/12/2019,
Source :BAR,
Introduction : Elevated as Additional Judge of Gujarat High Court on 8th October, 2004.

Born on 5th December, 1957 in a tribal village in Panchmahal District. Mr. Dave took his primary and secondary education in a tribal village. He stood First Class in S.S.C. Examination and completed graduation in Commerce faculty with Law in First Division and was awarded with coveted M.S. Pandit Gold Medal in Jurisprudence. Having taken LL.B. degree, he enrolled as an Advocate with Bar Council of Gujarat on 30.12.1984.

By his brilliant and uncanny skill, he carved out a niche as a successful lawyer, and represented Union Government in Gujarat High Court as a Standing Counsel for Central Government, State Government in capacity of Additional Government Pleader and Solicitor in Gujarat High Court, Legal Advisor for Consumer Education and Research Centre in 1985-86, Sardar Sarovar Nigam Ltd, B.S.N.L., G.E. Board, G.S.I.C. and Panel of Gujarat High Court Legal Aid Services. He appeared as a successful Counsel in various Tribunals; Narcotic Control Bureau; Customs and Excise matters.

His services were appreciated as Joint Secretary, Secretary and Vice-President of Gujarat High Court Bar Association from 1990 onwards. Systematic administration and persuasive habits stood him in good stead.

Elevated as Additional Judge of Gujarat High Court on 8th October, 2004 and confirmed as permanent Judge on 25.09.2006.

Appointed as the Acting Chief Justice of High Court of Gujarat w.e.f. 14th November 2018.


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