Six judges including husband-wife duo take oath at Punjab and Haryana High Court

Six new judges Punjab and Haryana High Court

The Hush Post| 5:56 pm|one-minute-read|

Punjab and Haryana High Court today got six new judges. They were administered oath of office by the Chief Justice Ravi Shanker Jha on Thursday. Among those who took oath included a husband-wife-duo.

The incumbent judges are Ashok Kumar Verma, Sant Parkash, Meenakshi I. Mehta, Karamjit Singh, Vivek Puri and Archana Puri.

The Puris — Vivek and Archana — are a married couple. The High Court witnessed a rare occasion of a husband-wife duo taking the oath together.

The Supreme Court Collegium recommended the names of these six judges in September.

With their appointment, the strength of the High Court rose to 56. This is against a sanctioned strength of 85 judges.

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