In a solemn ceremony held on 29th January, 1996, Mr.N.Surjamani Singh was sworn in as the Judge of the Gauhati High Court (The High Court of Assam, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh).
Born on 1st March, 1946 in the State of Manipur. He was the eldest son of Mr. Nongthombam Tamphamani Singh and Mrs. Nongthombam Ongbi Tombi Devi.
He got his degree of B.Sc. (Honours) from the Gauhati University. He obtained the decree of Law and Post Graduate Diploma in Local Self Government Administration from the Allahabad University in the year, 1970 and topped in the latter.
He joined in the Bar in the year, 1970 and designated as a Senior Advocate on 5th January, 1994. He had been practicing in both the Gauhati High Court as well as Supreme Court of India. He was an elected member of the Bar Council of North Eastern States and also one of the members of the Privilege Committee of the State Bar Council till his elevation to his new assignment as Judge in the Gauhati High Court.
He was also a member of Supreme Court Bar Association, New Delhi and founder Secretary of the High Court Bar Association of Manipur.
He was the Legal Adviser of many Institutions like the Manipur University, Manipur State Road Transport Corporation, Manipur State Industrial Development Corporation, State Bank of India and the Govindaji Temple Board, Manipur.
He was the President, State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, Meghalaya. He joined as Judge of the Sikkim High Court at Gangtok w.e.f. 7th January, 2003
. He left for his heavenly abode on Thursday, the 12th July, 2007.