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Delhi High Court Appoints Two New Judges

With these appointments, the number of judges in Delhi High Court reaches 31 against a sanctioned strength of 60.

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Delhi High Court, on Monday, appointed two new Judges. The new appointments are Justice Yashwant Varma and Justice Chandra Dhari Singh. The center had notified their transfer from Allahabad High Court on October 5.

Justice Yashwant Varma practised on the Civil side handling varied nature of matters relating to Constitutional, Industrial Disputes, Corporate, Taxation, Environment and allied branches of Law. He was also the special counsel for the Allahabad High Court from 2006 till his elevation. He was elevated as Additional Judge in 2014 and took oath as Permanent Judge in Feb 2016 at Allahabad High Court.

Justice Chandra Dhari Singh practised in the Supreme Court of India as an 'Advocate-on Record' and dealt in Original Side, Civil and Criminal matters in Allahabad High Court, in Delhi High Court, other High Courts, Trial Courts and before Tribunals and Commissions. 

During his illustrious career as a lawyer, he dealt with matters pertaining to service Law, labour laws, electricity laws, excise and custom related matters, contractual obligation, suits, complaint cases under negotiable instrument act, arbitration matters, educational matters and other corporate and industry related matters. 

He was appointed as Additional Judge in September 2017 and took oath as Permanent Judge at Allahabad High Court in 2019.

With these appointments, the number of judges in Delhi High Court reaches 31 against a sanctioned strength of 60.


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