Name Hon’ble Mr. Justice K.A.Thanikkachalam Date of Birth 26/09/1935 Initial Joining 14/08/1988 Joining at Sikkim 27/08/1997 Served at Sikkim Upto 26/09/1997 Duration 31 days. Born on 26.9.1935 at Madras, Educated at Pachaiyappa’s School and College, Madras. Obtained degree in Economics in 1958. Took Law Degree in 1960. Enrolled as advocate in Madras High Court in 1962. Joined as Judicial Member in Income-tax Appellate Tribunal in 1980. Served in that capacity in the Benches at Delhi, Hyderabad and Madras. Appointed Judge of Madras High Court on 14.8.1988. Appointed as Chief Justice of Sikkim High Court on 27.08.1997. Retired on 26.09.1997.