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     P K Musahary Duration: 01.07.2008 to 10.04.2011

      Born on 31st May, 1951 at Alokjhar, Gossaigaon in Kokrajhar District, Assam. Did his B.A. (Hons) from Saint Anthony's College, Shillong in1973. Obtained his M.A. and LL.B. Degrees from Gauhati University in 1975 and 1976, respectively. Enrolled himself with the Bar Council of Assam, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh in 1977 and started practice as an Advocate in the Gauhati High Court since 1977. Practised mainly on Civil, Criminal, Constitutional, Revenue and Arbitration matters. He dealt with a large number of cases in TADA Court at Guwahati. Served as Standing Counsel of the Bodoland Autonomous Council from 19.11.1999 to 01.10.2001 and the Assam Plains Tribes Development Corporation Ltd. Served as Addl. Senior Govt. Advocate of Assam from 12.06.2001 to 13.09.2001. Thereafter he served as Senior Govt. Advocate and Public Prosecutor of the State of Arunachal Pradesh from 14.09.2001 to 18.02.2003 and also of the State of Assam from 19.02.2003 till his resignation on 24.09.2007. Worked as a member of the Assam State Law Commission till elevation. Ably represented before the Hon'ble Justice K. N. Saikia Commission of Inquiry as the Senior Counsel for the Govt. of Assam. Earlier also represented Private Parties in the Hon'ble Mr. Justice S. N. Phukan Commission of Inquiry (Bhumka Gang Rape Case), Hon'ble Justice Manisena Inquiry Commission (Gohpur Riot) and Hon'ble Justice Haque Inquiry Commission (Kokrajhar Ethnic Clash). Elevated as an Additional Judge of the Gauhati High Court on 26.09.2007. He is the first person from the ethnic Bodo Community to get elevated to the Bench of the Gauhati High Court. He was posted as the Permanent Judge at Itanagar Bench w.e.f 01.07.2008 to 10.04.2011. He became a permanent Judge of the Gauhati High Court w.e.f. 05.04.2011.