Acting chief justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court Ravi Malimath given farewell

He has been elevated as the Chief Justice of the High Court of Madhya Pradesh

Acting chief justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court Ravi Malimath given farewell

Acting Chief Justice Ravi Malimath (centre), along with other judges, during his farewell at the HP High Court in Shimla on Monday. Tribune photo

Legal Correspondent

Shimla, October 11

The HP High Court today gave a warm send-off to the acting Chief Justice, Ravi Malimath, who has been elevated as the Chief Justice of the High Court of Madhya Pradesh. A full court address was held in his honour.

Speaking on the occasion, Justice Malimath said the only thing that ought to be of paramount importance for a judge was the quality and pace of justice. During his 105-day stay in this court, his Bench had disposed of 1,511 cases. He had also envisioned many plans for the courts in Himachal Pradesh and a number of progressive steps had been taken. Himachal was a beautiful state, not only because of its scenic beauty but also because of its people, he said.

Justice Malimath expressed gratitude to the judges, members of the Bar, judicial officers, and officials of the registry for their cooperation. Justice Sabina said Justice Malimath had delivered many landmark judgments.

Advocate General Ashok Sharma, chairman of HP Bar Council Ajay Kochhar, president of HP High Court Bar Association Lovneesh Kanwar, and Assistant Solicitor General of India Balram Sharma also spoke on the occasion.

Justice Tarlok Singh Chauhan, Justice Sureshwar Thakur, Justice Vivek Singh Thakur, Justice Anoop Chitkara and Justice Satyen Vaidya were also present. Justice Jyotsna Rewal Dua attended the full court address through the virtual mode.

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