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J&K High Court confirms ad-hoc appointments of seven judicial officers as District Judges

A notification to this effect was issued on Wednesday.

Mohsin Dar

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Wednesday regularised and confirmed the ad-hoc appointments of seven Judicial officers as District Judges.

The seven judicial officers who have been appointed on promotion as District Judges on an ad-hoc basis are:

  • Mirza Riyaz ul Haq

  • Vijay Singh Manhas

  • Masrat Ruhi

  • Balbir Lal

  • Ashwani Kumar Sharma

  • Kusum Lata Pandita

  • Ajaz Ahmed Khan

"The adhoc appointment on promotion as District Judges of seven Judicial Officers, made vide Government Order No. 6065-LD(A) of 2018 dated 03.12.2018, is hereby confirmed regularized against the substantative posts held by them with effect from the date they have assumed the charge of their adhoc/officiating appointment as District Judges", reads the order passed by the Jammu and Kashmir High Court.

The order issued by the J&K High Court
The order issued by the J&K High Court

"However, their seniority shall be determined on completion of the process for filling up 07 vacancies (direct quota) advertised vide Notification No. 1160 dated 05.11.2018", it states further.

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