Justice Gurmeet Singh Sandhawalia appointed as acting Chief Justice- Punjab and Haryana High Court

Justice G S Sandhawalia appointed as acting Chief Justice- Punjab and Haryana High Court

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Justice Gurmeet Singh Sandhawalia
Justice Gurmeet Singh Sandhawalia

Shri Justice Gurmeet Singh Sandhawalia presently Judge of the Punjab and Haryana High Court has been appointed to perform the duties of the office of the Chief Justice of that High Court with effect from the date Ms. Justice Ritu Bahri relinquishes the charge of Acting Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court consequent upon her elevation as Chief Justice of the Uttarakhand High Court.

Justice Gurmeet Singh Sandhawalia was born on November 1, 1965 and did B.A.(Hons.) from DAV College, Chandigarh in 1986 and his L.L.B from the Panjab University, Chandigarh in 1989. Justice Gurmeet Singh was enrolled as an Advocate with the Bar Council of Punjab and Haryana, Chandigarh in August in the same year. He has represented the Union Territory, Chandigarh Administration, Panjab University, Chandigarh, the Official Liquidator attached to the Punjab and Haryana High Court, the Punjab Financial Corporation, the Punjab State Cooperative Supply and Marketing Federation (MARKFED), Punjab State Electricity Board, Food Corporation of India, Punjab State Agricultural and Marketing Board, Punjab State Civil Supplies Corporation and the Punjab and Haryana High Court. He has handled a mixed bag of work pertaining to Criminal, Civil, Service,Land Acquisition and Constitutional law on the private side besides being on the panel of the aforesaid institutions.

Justice Gurmeet Singh Sandhawalia has been a sportsman during his College days representing his College and University in the sport of Lawn Tennis. His Lordship belongs to a legal family as his father was Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court From 1978 to 1983, and of the Patna High Court from 1983 to 1987. He was elevated to the Bench on September 30, 2011, as an additional Judge and became permanent judge of this Court on January 24, 2014. He is a member of the Hon’ble Mediation and Conciliation Committee, Hon’ble Recruitment and Promotion Committee (Superior Judicial Service) and Hon’ble Recruitment and Promotion Committee (Subordinate Judicial Service) and had remained a member of Hon’ble Vigilance/Disciplinary Committee and Hon’ble RTI Committee of the Punjab and Haryana High Court.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Justice Gurmeet Singh Sandhawalia the very best.

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