A sitting judge of Jammu and Kashmir High Court Justice Sanjay Gupta (59) has passed away.
Justice Sanjay Kumar Gupta was Born on 24.11.1961, did matriculation from Oriental Academy, Jammu in 1976, did B.Sc with full medical subjects from G.G.M Science College, Jammu in 1982, did L.L.B. from University of Jammu.
He enrolled as Advocate in Bar Council of Delhi in 1986, joined Jammu bar in the Chamber of S.S Lehar (Senior Advocate) and practised in all fields including criminal, civil, revenue , MACT etc in subordinate courts and before High Court.
He was selected as direct recruit in higher judicial service as District and Sessions Judge on 22.01.2004 and was posted as Additional District and Sessions Judge Doda, served as District and Sessions Judge in various courts at Jammu, including 1st additional, 2nd additional ,3rd additional ,additional District and Sessions judge and Principal District and Sessions Judge Jammu.
He was also remained posted as 3rd and 4th additional District and sessions Judge Srinagar ,Judicial member special tribunal, J&K at Jammu. One man forest tribunal Jammu and Kashmir, Principal District and Sessions Judge Leh, Principal District and sessions Judge, Rajouri. Lastly was posted as Principal District and Sessions Judge, Jammu, from where he was elevated to permanent judge of High Court of Jammu and Kashmir.
He took oath on 06.06.2017 as High Court Judge.
[Source: Jammu and Kashmir High Court Website]