Nagpur: Former Chief Justice of Orissa High Court VA Mohata breathed his last on Tuesday evening at Akola of Nagpur in Maharashtra at the age of 85.
He was the Chief Justice of Orissa High Court from September 28, 1994 to April 25, 1995. During his tenure as the Chief Justice he had delivered a lot of land mark Judgments.
He also had recommended the name of Dipak Mishra as a Judge at an age of 43, who later elevated to the Supreme Court and continuing as Chief Justice of India. After his retirement he had not accepted any appointment from government.