Hours after taking responsibilities of the chief justice, Md Abdul Wahhab Miah today called a full court meeting with the participation of judges of both the Appellate Division and High Court division.
The meeting will be at 2:15pm today at the Supreme Court Judges Lounge.
A notice in this regard signed by Azizul Haque, deputy registrar of the High Court, was published on the Supreme Court website.
According to a gazette notification issued by the law ministry last night, Md Abdul Wahhab Miah a senior judge of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, will discharge the duties of Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha as he went on a month long leave from today.
Justice Wahhab and four other judges of the appellate division of the Supreme Court today heard several cases for around an hour from 9:05am.
Later, he along with other judges of both the Appellate Division and High Court division took part at a courtesy meeting at the Supreme Court premises.
Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha went on the leave on health grounds.