Justice Ritu Bahri appointed as Chief Justice – Uttarakhand High Court

Justice Ritu Bahri appointed as Chief Justice - Uttaralchand High Court

Justice Ritu Bahri
Justice Ritu Bahri

Kumari Justice Ritu Bahri presently acting Chief Justice of the Punjab and Haryana High Court has been appointed as Chief Justice of the Uttarakhand High Court, with effect from the date she assumes charge of her office.

Justice Ritu Bahri was born on October 11, 1962 at Jalandhar. She belongs to a family of illustrious Lawyers. Her great grand-father Late Shri Karam Chand Bahri was a well known Lawyer of his times on the civil side. Her grand-father Late Shri Som Dutt Bahri also practiced Law on the civil side and was also Member Legislative Assembly, Punjab, from 1952 to 1957. Her father Hon’ble Mr. Justice Amrit Lal Bahri retired as Judge of Punjab & Haryana High Court in the year 1994.

Justice Ritu Bahri did her schooling from Carmel Convent School, Chandigarh, and graduation in Economics (Hons.) from Government College for Women, Chandigarh in the year 1982 in Ist Division. Thereafter, she did her Law from Punjab University, Chandigarh, in the year 1985 in Ist Divison. She was enrolled as an Advocate in the year 1986 with Bar Council of Punjab & Haryana and started practice in Punjab & Haryana High Court.

She was appointed as Assistant Advocate General, Haryana, in March 1992. Thereafter, she was appointed as Deputy Advocate General, Haryana, in August 1999 and Senior Advocate General, Haryana, in December 2009. While reprsenting the State of Haryana, she handled several cases relating to Service matters, land Acquisition, Taxation, Revenue, Labour cases and MACT cases. She was elevated as Judge of the Punjab & Haryana High Court on August 16, 2010.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Justice Ritu Bahri the very best.

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