Jammu: Justice Pankaj Mithal sworn-in as Chief Justice of the common High Court for Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh.
Lt Governor Manoj Sinha administered the Oath of Office to the new Chief Justice, congratulated him for his new appointment.
Pertinently, Justice Mithal has graduated in Commerce from Allahabad University in 1982 and he did LL B from Meerut College, Meerut affiliated to Ch. Charan Singh University in 1985 in Uttar Pradesh.
Later, he was enrolled as an Advocate in Bar Council of UP in 1985, and then, he was elevated as Additional Judge on July 7, 2006. He took the oath as permanent Judge on July 2, 2008.