Justice Dr. Mukundakam Sharma (born 18 September 1946 in Calcutta) was a Judge in the Supreme Court of India. He assumed charge of this post on April 9, 2008 and retired on September 17, 2011.
Dr. Sharma was enrolled as an Advocate on 16 June 1970. He practised in the Gauhati High Court in Constitutional, Service, Civil and Taxation matters, etc. He also worked as Panel and Government Lawyer for the States of Assam and Manipur and also Railways. He was the Standing Counsel for State of Mizoram from 1981 to 1988 and Advocate General of the same State from 28.4.1988 to 7.2.1989. He was designated as Senior Advocate on 1.1.1988. Worked as Advocate General for State of Nagaland from April, 1992 to January 1994. He was a part-time Lecturer in Law in Gauhati University Law College from 1979 to 1992.
He was appointed as permanent Judge of the Gauhati High Court from 10.1.1994. Was transferred to Patna High Court and joined on 14.2.1994. Was then transferred to Delhi High Court on 12.12.1994. He was elevated as Acting Chief Justice of Delhi High Court w.e.f. 28-11-2006. He was elevated as Chief Justice of Delhi High Court w.e.f. 04-12-2006.
He was elevated as a Judge of the Supreme Court of India w.e.f. 9 April 2008. Now he is appointed as Chancellor of Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha w.e.f. 11.1.2012 for a period of five years.
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