Justice Atul Sreedharan Sworn in as Judge of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh High Court

In a significant development for the judiciary of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh, Justice Atul Sreedharan was officially sworn in as a judge of the High Court today. The oath of office was administered by Chief Justice N Kotiswar Singh, marking a momentous occasion in the legal landscape of the region.

Justice Sreedharan’s appointment brings the total number of judges in the High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh to 16, including the esteemed Chief Justice. This elevation is expected to bolster the court’s capacity to handle a wider range of cases and deliver timely justice to the people of the region.

The swearing-in ceremony took place at the High Court premises in a dignified and solemn atmosphere. Distinguished members of the legal fraternity, prominent personalities, ย were in attendance, making the event a grand affair.

The newly appointed judge, Justice Atul Sreedharan, is widely recognized for his legal acumen and impeccable track record. Prior to his elevation, he had an illustrious career, and making significant contributions to the legal field.

The High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh holds a pivotal position in the region’s judicial system, ensuring the rule of law and upholding the principles of justice. With the inclusion of Justice Sreedharan, the court is expected to handle the growing number of cases efficiently and expeditiously.

Chief Justice N Kotiswar Singh expressed his confidence in Justice Sreedharan’s capabilities and emphasized the importance of an independent judiciary in safeguarding the rights and interests of the people. He urged the newly sworn-in judge to discharge his duties with utmost dedication, integrity, and impartiality.

Justice Atul Sreedharan, while addressing the gathering, expressed his gratitude for the trust placed in him by the judiciary and vowed to uphold the principles of justice throughout his tenure. He acknowledged the significance of the responsibility bestowed upon him and assured the public that he would strive to dispense justice impartially and expeditiously.

The appointment of Justice Atul Sreedharan as a judge of the High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh signifies a major step forward in strengthening the judiciary’s capacity to deliver justice effectively. As the court welcomes its newest member, hopes are high for an enhanced legal system that can meet the evolving needs of the region and ensure the protection of rights for all.

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