MPHC Chief Justice Mittal to take charge on November 3
1st November 2019
Bhopal, November 1, 2019 (Muslim Saleem): Newly appointed Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court Justice Ajay Kumar Mittal will take charge on November 3. Previously, he was Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court. He was also a Judge in Punjab and Haryana High Court. Born on September 30, 1958 at Chandigarh, His Lordship passed B.Com. (Hons.) from Sri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University in the year 1977 and did LL.B. from Faculty of Law, Delhi University in 1980. In the same year, His Lordship was enrolled as an Advocate with Bar Council of Punjab and Haryana and started practise in the High Court of Punjab and Haryana in July 1980. His Lordship practised in Civil Law, Revenue Law, Writ Side in all Branches of Law including Constitutional Law, Service Law, Company Law, Tax Laws i.e. Income-tax, wealth Tax, Sales Tax, Excise and Customs laws. His Lordship worked for the Department of Income Tax in the Punjab and Haryana High Court from 1982 and continued upto 1991. His Lordship belongs to a family of distinguished lawyers and is a grandson of Shri Shamair Chand, Barrister-at-law of Lahore/Chandigarh. His Lordship was elevated to the Bench of Punjab and Haryana High Court on January 9, 2004. Remained as Acting Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court from 4 May 2018 to 2 June 2018.Presently, he is a Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court from 28 May 2019.