Chandigarh, Jul 10 The five newly appointed judges to the Punjab and Haryana High Court were today administered the oath of office at a simple ceremony by Chief Justice Vijender Jain here today.
The new judges are Ms Nirmaljit Kaur, Rajan Gupta , Ajay Tewari, Jitendra Kumar Chauhan and A G Masih.
Ms Kaur till recently was the Assistant Solicitor General at the HC here to pursue all Union Government cases, while Mr Gupta for over a decade was senior standing counsel of CBI. Mr Tewari is a former counsel of Chandigarh Administration while Mr Chauhan was the Additional Advocate General of Haryana.
Mr Masih is the first Christian to be appointed judge at the HC here. He was till elevation the Additional Advocate General of Punjab.
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