Justice Pankaj Mithal, Judge Allahabad High Court has been appointed as the Chief Justice of the Common High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh

Justice Pankaj Mithal, Judge Allahabad High Court has been appointed as the Chief Justice of the Common High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh

In exercise of the power conferred by clause (1) of Article 217 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint Shri Justice Pankaj Mithal, Judge of the Allahabad High Court, to be the Chief Justice of Common High Court for the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Union Territory of Ladakh with effect from the date he assumes charge of his office.

The appointment has been notified vide notification No. K.13021102/2020-US.II dated 31.12.2020 issued by the Department of Justice, Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of India.