Justice A.K. Mittal Appointed as New Chief Justice in Meghalaya High Court

Justice A.K. Mittal Appointed as New Chief Justice in Meghalaya High Court

President of India has appointed Justice A.K. Mittal as Chief Justice in Meghalaya High Court

Supreme Court Collegium on April 8 recommended Punjab and Haryana High Court Judge A.K. Mittal as Meghalaya High Court Chief Justice

"Office of the Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court would be falling vacant shortly, consequent upon retirement of Mr. Justice M. Y. Mir, Chief Justice of that High Court. Therefore, appointment to that office is required to be made." "Mr. Justice A.K. Mittal is the senior-most Judge from Punjab and Haryana High Court and is functioning in that High Court since his elevation.

Having regard to all relevant factors, the Collegium finds Mr. Justice A.K. Mittal suitable in all respects for being appointed as Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court. The Collegium resolves to recommend accordingly." States the collegium resolution