Hon'ble Mr. Justice, D.N. Upadheyay
Lokayukta Jharkhand, Ranchi
Hon'ble Mr. Justice D. N. Upadhyay Born on 10th August, 1954 at Jamshedpur. Completed schooling from R.D. TATA Higher secondary school, Jamshedpur and graduated from Co-operative College and also did LLB from the same college. Joined Bar on 3rd January, 1979 and practiced at Civil Court, Jamshedpur from 1979 to April, 1997. Remained General Secretary of District Bar Association, Jamshedpur between 1992 to 1996 and visiting faculty member in Law Department, Co-operative College for about six months. Joined Bihar Superior Judicial Service as Addl. District Judge, Giridih in May, 1997. Remained posted as District & Sessions Judge, Sahebganj, Giridih, Dhanbad, Judicial Commissioner, Ranchi, Director, Judicial Academy, Jharkhand, Senior Law Advisor, Jharkhand State Electricity Board. Elevated as an Additional Judge of Jharkhand High Court on 27th April 2011 and took oath as a Judge of Jharkhand High Court on 31st of January, 2013. Appointed as Lokayukta Jharkhand, took oath as such on 9th Feb’ 2016 and assumed the charge of office of the Lokayukta on 13th Feb’ 2017.