The Ministry of Law and Justice has notified the appointment of Justice Ritu Bahri as the Acting Chief Justice of the Punjab and Haryana High Court with effect from October 14, 2023.

The notification dated October 12, 2023 reads, “In exercise of the power conferred by Article 223 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint, Kumari Justice Ritu Bahri, Judge of Punjab and Haryana High Court, to perform the duties of the office of the Chief Justice of that High Court with effect from 14.10.2023 consequent upon the retirement of Shri Justice Shri Justice Ravi Shanker Jha, Chief Justice, Punjab and Haryana High Court on 13.10.2023..”

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