Delhi University Alumni Justice Ajay Kumar Mittal appointed as the Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court
Justice Mittal was counseled by the Supreme Court Collegium to be elevated because the justice of Meghalaya judicature in a very resolution dated April 8,2019. Justice Mittal obtained his academic degree from Delhi University in 1980. Once enrolling as Associate in Nursing advocate that very same year, he practiced within the areas of Constitutional law, service law, company law and law.
He was elevated as a choose of the geographical area and Haryana judicature in January 2004. Between might and Gregorian calendar month 2018, he conjointly served because the Acting justice of the geographical area and Haryana judicature. Focus has advised the arrangement of Justice Ajay Kumar Mittal as the Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court. Justice Mittal who is a Judge at the Punjab and Haryana High Court will take over as the Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court from May 28, the notice dated May 22 says. Justice Mittal will takeover as the Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court following the retirement of the present Chief Justice, Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir.
Centre has notified the appointment under Article 217 of Indian Constitution.
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