Srinagar, Sep 4 (UNI) Justice Manmohan Sarin took oath as the new Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court here this afternoon.
Governor N N Vohra administered the oath of office to Justice Sarin at Raj Bhavan.
Justice Sarin, born on October 20, 1946, was elevated as additional Judge of the Delhi High Court on May 17, 1995 and permanent judge of the Delhi High Court on December 6, 1996.
He will be the 26th Chief Justice of J &K High Court. The oath taking ceremony was attended, among others, by the Advisors to Governor, Mr H H Tyabji, Dr S S Bloeria, Mr C Phunsog, Judges of the High Court, several former ministers and legislators and high ranking senior judicial, civil and police officers, including the Chief Secretary Mr S S Kapur.
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