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Justice Geeta Mittal appointed Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court

Justice Mittal was till now the Acting Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court

In a rather pleasant news for the state of Jammu and Kashmir, Justice Geeta Mittal was today appointed as the Chief Justice of the state’s High Court.

With this, she became the first woman judge in the history to head it.

Justice Mittal was till now the Acting Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court.

An earlier recommendation of the Supreme Court collegium to appoint Justice Bose as the chief justice of the Delhi HC was turned down by the government, citing lack of experience of the judge to head a high-profile HC.

Justice M K Shah of the Gujarat HC has been elevated as chief justice of the Patna HC as the incumbent, Justice Menon, will now head the Delhi HC.

Justice Hrishikesh Roy of the Kerala HC has been elevated as its chief justice.

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