LEH: Chief Justice N. Kotishwar Singh of High Court of J&K and Ladakh deputed Justice Tashi Rabstan, Senior- most Judge of High Court of J&K and Ladakh to Ladakh to explore to establish a Circuit Bench of High Court of J&K and Ladakh in Ladakh at Leh.
Accordingly, Justice Tashi Rabstan convened a meeting with B. D. Mishra, LG of UT of Ladakh, B. D Mishra on September 15, wherein LG agreed in principle for creation of a Circuit Bench in UT Ladakh.
Later in the evening, Justice Tashi Rabstan convened a meeting with the UT Administration led by Advisor, Pawan Kotwal and Commissioner Secretaries of GAD, PWD, Hospitality and Protocol, PDD, Law and Justice Department, which was also attended by Yash Paul Sharma, Principal District and Sessions Judge Leh, Chief Engineer PWD Leh, Special Judicial Mobile Magistrate Leh and Addl. Deputy Commissioner Leh.
The UT Administration shall expedite the process of creation of Circuit Bench in Ladakh at Leh at the earliest.
In the meeting, detailed discussion was held with the UT Administration regarding the creation of Circuit Bench. Apart, in the said meeting, the matters related to funds of the ongoing judicial infrastructure in UT Ladakh were also discussed.
- March 22, 2022