|Early Times Report|
Jammu, Apr 1: Advocate Rajnesh Oswal who has been appointed as Judge of the Common High Court for the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Union Territory of Ladakh vide Notification No. K.13021/01/2020-US.I Dt. 29lh January 2020 issued by the Government of India, Ministry of Law and Justice (Department of Justice), New Delhi, shall be administered oath tomorrow AT 12:30 pm .
Advocate Rajnesh is first who took oath as Judge of Common High Court for the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Union Territory of Ladakh after the creation of J&K & Ladakh as UTs.
Advocate Rajnesh Oswal born on 17/6/73 at Jammu. He done his Schooling from DBN and Ranbir High School and graduation from GGM Science College, LLB from Jammu University. He is Gold Medal in LLB Academics. During the practice period he remained Standing Counsels for Crime Branch Jammu, ,ICICI Bank, United Bank of India Counsel for High Court Legal Services Authority, High Court of J and K,Yes BankReliance Life Insurance, ICICI Pru Life Insurance.
With oath of Adv Rajnesh Oswal as Judge of Common High Court for the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Union Territory of Ladakh, the strength raises from eight to Nine. The J&K High Court has sanctioned strength of 17 Judges including 13 Permanent Judges and 4 Additional Judges. However, at present there are only Eight Judges including Chief Justice Gita Mittal. The other Judges of the High Court are Justice Rajesh Bindal, Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey, Justice Dhiraj Singh Thakur, Justice Tashi Rabstan, Justice Sanjeev Kumar Shukla, Justice Sanjay Kumar Gupta and Justice Sindhu Sharma. JNF