Ranchi, Aug 12: Justice Anirudh Bose on Saturday took oath as the 12th Chief Justice of Jharkhand High Court, the post was lying vacant for more than a year.

Jharkhand Governor Draupdi Mumru administered the oath ceremony, which was attended by Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das, Leader of Opposition Hemant Soren.

Bose was born in Kolkata on April 1959. In January 19, 2004 he was appointed a Judge of the Kolkata High Court.