Justice Magrey Takes Oath As CJ Of J&K And Ladakh


Srinagar- Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey was on Thursday sworn in as the new Chief Justice of the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh here, officials said.

Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha administered the oath of office to Justice Magrey at a ceremony at SKICC, they added.

They warrant of appointment of Justice Magrey as Chief Justice was read out by the Registrar General of the high court, the officials added.

The ceremony was attended by politicians and senior officers of the police and civil administration.

Justice Magrey, who was born on December 8, 1960, in Wattoo village of Damhal Hanjipora in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district, is the 35th Chief Justice of the High Court. Chief Justice Magrey received school education in his native village and did his graduation and LLB (Honours) from the University of Kashmir.

He was enrolled as an advocate in the year 1984 and started practicing law in the district courts including revenue courts and tribunals.

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