High Court Bar Association

Kali Prasanna Mishra

Senior Advocate, President of the High Court Bar Association Assumed Office on 30th March, 2022

The High Court Bar Association, Orissa, Cuttack was registered on 5th September, 1961 under Societies Registration Act, 1860. Mr. L.K. Das Gupta was the first President and Mr Gangadhar Rath was the first Secretary of the Association. Presently, the Bar Association is headed by Mr. Kali Prasanna Mishra, Senior Advocate

Office Bearers of the High Court Bar Association

Elected on 26.03.2022 (Saturday) for a term of one year

President

Kali Prasanna Mishra

Vice-President

Kshirod Kumar Rout

Secretary

Alok Prasad Nanda

Joint Secretary

Udit Ranjan Jena

Assistant secretary

Rashmi Ranjan Mishra

Asst. Secretary (library)

Mrs. Anita Nanda

Executive body members

Amit Kumar Sahoo

Rasmita Das

Debi Prasad Mohanty

Sushil Dash

Jhilu Sahu

Madhusmita Priyadarshini Debata

Biswojeet Lenka

Padma Kar

Sarbeswar Sahoo

Activities during the year

Observance of Lawyers’ Day

174th Birth Anniversary of Utkal Gourav Madhusudan Das & Lawyers’ Day was celebrated on 28th April, 2022 at the Saheed Bhawan, Cuttack. The Governor of Odisha Prof. Ganeshi Lal was the Chief Guest and Dr. Justice Bidyut Ranjan Sarangi was the Chief Speaker and Advocate General Ashok Kumar Parija was the Guest of Honour at the function. Designated Senior Advocates of the High Court of Orissa Jagannath Pattnaik, Manoj Kumar Mishra and Budhadev Routray were felicitated by the High Court Bar Association on the occasion.

International Yoga Day

International Yoga day was observed on 21st June, 2022 in the High Court Bar Association Premises. Lawyers in large numbers participated in the event.

Vaccination of lawyers and family members

COVID-19 booster dose vaccination programs were organized in the High Court Bar Association Hall on 23rd July, 2022, 6th August, 2022 and 9th August, 2022 to vaccinate the Members of the High Court Bar Association and their family members. Booster doses were administered to the learned members with the help of medical professional.

Unveiling of portraits

The portraits of late Shri Jayant Das, Senior Advocate and late Shri Gangadhar Tripathy, Senior Advocate, two eminent lawyers of the High Court of Orissa, were unveiled by the Chief justice in presence of the Judges of High Court and the members of the Bar Association on 14th July, 2022 at the Bar Association Hall.

75th Establishment Day of High Court of Orissa

75th Establishment Day of High Court of Orissa i.e. “STHAPNA KA AMRIT MAHOTSAV” Opening Lighting ceremony was organized by the Bar Association on 27th day of July, 2022 in the Convention Hall of the High Court. The Chief Justice inaugurated the lighting ceremony in the presence of Minister of Law, Government of Odisha Jagannath Saraka and Advocate General Ashok Kumar Parija.

Azadi Ka Amrit Mahostav

On 16th day of August, 2022 Azadi Ka Amrit Mahostav was observed in the Bar Association Hall in the presence of the Chief Justice and Judges of the High Court.

Relief distribution Camp

The Bar Association organized relief distribution camps in the flood affected areas of Cuttack on 27th August, 2022 and provided relief to the flood affected persons.

Visit of the Union Law Minister

Shri Kiren Rijiju, the Minister of Law and Justice, Government of India visited the Bar Association Hall on 11th October 2022. A function was organized in the Convention Hall to welcome him in presence of the Chief Justice and Judges of the High Court.

80G Registration Certificate

The Bar Association received 80G Registration Certificate from the Income Tax Department, Government of India.

Law Lecture

A law lecture was organized by the Bar Association, on the Topic “Art, Discipline & Efficacy of Advocacy” on 1st day of December, 2022 in the Convention Hall of the High Court. Dr. Justice Bidyut Ranjan Sarangi, Dr. Justice Sanjeeb Kumar Panigrahi and Shri Sanjit Mohanty, Senior Advocate addressed the Bar members on the topic.

Observance of the Death Anniversary of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar

The death anniversary of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar was observed by the Bar Association on 6th December, 2022.

Cricket Tournament

A Cricket Tournament between the High Court Bar Association and Board of Revenue Bar Association, Cuttack was held at the Naranapur Cricket ground, Trisulia. The Bar Association won the Champion Trophy on 11th Day of December, 2022 in the tournament organized by the Madhu Barrister Lawyers’ Association, Cuttack.

Sitting from left to right first row : Padma Kar, Udit Ranjan Jena, Kshirod Kumar Rout, Kali Prasanna Mishra (President) Alok Prasad Nanda and Rashmi Ranjan Mishra
Standing from left to right second row : Debi Prasad Mohanty, Sarbeswar Sahoo, Sushil Dash, Jhilu Sahu, Rasmita Das, Amit Sahoo and Biswojit Lenka Office bearers of the High Court Bar Association