“Because Modi is a model, he is a hero,” said the newly appointed Chief Justice of Patna High Court, Mukesh Rasik Bhai Shah on being asked why he is being linked with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah.
“Because Modi is a model. He is a hero. As far as Modi is concerned, it is there for the past one month. There are thousands of clippings on social media. The papers are also publishing the same, daily,” said CJ Mukesh Shah.
Hailing from Gujarat, Mukesh Shah initially began his career as a criminal lawyer in 1984, and sworn in as the Chief Justice of Patna High Court on August 12. Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik administered the oath of office to Justice Shah at the Raj Bhavan. Before his appointment, Shah was a judge of the Gujarat High Court.
Enrolled as an advocate of the Gujarat High Court in 1982, Justice Shah became a judge of the Gujarat High Court on March 7, 2004 and was confirmed as permanent judge on June 22, 2005.