Thursday, October 06, 2011

Justice Pramod Kohli appointed as the Chief Justice of the Sikkim High Court

Gangtok: Justice Pramod Kohli of the Punjab and Haryana High Court has been elevated as the Chief Justice of the Sikkim High Court. The orders were officially conveyed to the High Court on Wednesday. At the same time, the Supreme Court has also issued the transfer orders of other two judges being Justice Mahindra Pal Singh and Justice Ajay Lamba. Justice Mahindra Pal Singh has been transferred to Gujarat High Court and Justice Lamba is slated to be transferred to either to the Allahabad or Orissa High Court. Justice Kohli joined the Bar at Jammu after enrollment on 12 October 1972. He was appointed Additional Advocate General of the state during Governor's rule in the year 1990 and took over as the Advocate General in December 1990. He continued as Advocate General till January 1992 and was designated a senior advocate in April 1991. He was later appointed Additional Judge of the High Court of Jammu & Kashmir on 07 January 2003 and as permanent Judge on 03 January 2005. He was later transferred to Jharkhand High Court, Ranchi and took oath on 04 May 2006. Thereafter, he was later transferred to Punjab and Haryana High Court and took oath on 10 May 2007.

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