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Hon'ble Mr. Justice Songkhupchung Serto
Born on 1st March, 1961 at Sagang Village, Churachandpur District, Manipur. Completed graduation from St. Anthony's College, Shillong (NEHU) and obtained LL.B. Degree from Law Faculty, Delhi University. Enrolled as an Advocate in 20.02.1986 and joined Manipur Judicial Service, Grade III on 16.05.1992 after practicing Law for more than 6 years at Bar. Promoted to MJS Grade II on 10.12.1997. Served at all the Districts of Manipur, except Chandel and Bishnupur. Deputed to Imphal Bench of the Gauhati High Court as Deputy Registrar (Judicial) on 29.09.2011. Appointed as Registrar of the same Bench on 19.03.2012 after promotion to MJS Grade I. Appointed as the first Registrar General of the High Court of Manipur on 25.07.2013 after the High Court of Manipur came into existence and when the post of Registrar General was sanctioned. Elevated as Additional Judge of High Court of Manipur on 14th March, 2016. Transferred to Gauhati High Court and took oath as Additional Judge, Gauhati High Court on 3rd October, 2016.

Parent High Court Stream Date of Birth Date of Elevation Place of Stationing
Manipur Manipur Judicial Service 01.03.1961 03.10.2016 Kohima Bench, Kohima 03.10.2016 till date
Portfolio Judge for Peren, Dimapur, Kohima, Phek, Zunheboto and Kiphire districts of Nagaland


Hon'ble Mr. Justice Kakheto Sema
Justice Kakheto Sema was born on 06-07-1963 in Mokokchung, Nagaland. He did his schooling from Christ King School, Kohima, and T.M. High School Kohima, and obtained his B.A. degree from Synod College, Shillong, under North Eastern Hill University (NEHU). After completing his LL.B. degree from New Law College, Bombay, under the University of Bombay (now Mumbai), he enrolled as an Advocate under the Bar Council of Assam, Nagaland, etc. on 20.09.1989. Practiced in the Gauhati High Court, Kohima Bench, and the Subordinate Courts of Nagaland in constitutional, service, criminal and civil cases. He was appointed as the Additional Advocate General of Nagaland on 12-06-2012 and designated as a Senior Advocate by the Gauhati High Court on 04-08-2014. Thereafter, he was appointed as the Sr. Additional Advocate General, Nagaland, on 18-07-2016 and continued in that capacity till his elevation as an Additional Judge of the Gauhati High Court on 13-10-2021.
Parent High Court Stream Date of Birth Date of Elevation Place of Stationing
Gauhati Bar 06.07.1963 13.10.2021. Kohima Bench 13.10.2021 till date.
Station Judge of Nagaland


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