NEW DELHI, AUGUST 14, 2022
After appointing 26 High Court Judges in the High Courts of Allahabad, Andhra, Telangana, Gauhati, Orissa and Himachal Pradesh on Friday, the Union Government on Sunday notified the appointments of 11 High Court Judges in the Punjab & Haryana High Court.
Government in this year has so far made 138 appointments in various High Courts of the country thus surpassing its earlier record of 126 High Court appointments in the year 2016. Last year i.e. 2021, the appointment tally in High Courts was 120 in addition to 9 appointments in the Supreme Court. Thus, the entire appointment process in higher judiciary has been put on a fast track.
Today’s 11 appointments in the High Court of Punjab & Haryana includes the names of Nidhi Gupta, Sanjay Vashisth, ribhuvan Dahiya, Namit Kumar, Harkesh Manuja, Aman Chaudhary, Naresh Singh, Harsh Bunger, Jagmohan Bansal, Deepak Manchanda and Alok Jain, Advocates as Additional Judges of that High Court for a period of two years. Their appointment will be effective from the date they assume charge of their respective offices.