Justice Sekhri Appointed Additional Judge Of J&K-Ladakh HC

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By: Shabeer Ahmad
Updated: 29 July, 2022 9:30 pm IST
Chief Justice of the High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh, Justice Pankaj Mithal administered the oath to Justice Rajesh Sekhri

SRINAGAR: Chief Justice of High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh, Justice Pankaj Mithal, today administered the oath of office to the newly appointed Judge Justice Rajesh Sekhri as Additional Judge of the High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh, in the Chief Justice’s Court Room here.

The oath-taking ceremony was attended by Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey, Justice Sanjeev Kumar, Justice Sindhu Sharma, Justice Sanjay Dhar, Justice Javed Iqbal Wani, Justice Mohammad Akram Chowdhary and Justice Moksha Khajuria Kazmi.

Justice Tashi Rabstan, Justice Rajnesh Oswal, Justice Vinod Chatterji Koul, Justice Puneet Gupta, Justice Mohan Lal, Justice Rahul Bharti and Justice Wasim Sadiq Nargal participated in the ceremony through video conferencing from Jammu.

The proceedings of the oath-taking ceremony were conducted by Sanjeev Gupta, Registrar General of the High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh, who read the contents of the notification received from the Government of India, Ministry of Law & Justice, Department of Justice (Appointments Division), the Warrant of Appointment issued by the President of India and the Letter of Authorization issued by the Lieutenant Governor, Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir, authorising Chief Justice of the High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh, to administer the oath of office to the newly appointed Judge.

With the elevation of Justice Rajesh Sekhri as Additional Judge of the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, the strength of Judges of the High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh has risen to 16 Judges including the Chief Justice against the sanctioned strength of 17.

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