Justice Walia sworn-in as Jammu and Kashmir High Court Judge

SRINAGAR: Justice Bawa Singh Walia was sworn-in as Judge of Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Monday in a ceremony held in the High Court complex here.

Justice Walia was administered oath of office by Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Justice N Paul Vasanthakumar.

Minister for Rural Development & Panchayati Raj and Law & Justice Abdul Haq, Judges of the High Court, Commissioner Secretary Law, Mohammad Ashraf Mir, former Judges, lawyers and other dignitaries attended the swearing-in ceremony.

The sanctioned strength of judges in Jammu and Kashmir High Court is 14, in which 9 are permanent judges and 5 are additional judges.