NEW DELHI, 23 February, 2021 (TON): On Monday, two new judges were appointed by the President as judges in the Delhi High Court.
The President of India has appointed Jasmeet Singh and Amit Bansal in order of seniority.
“A notification in this regard was issued today by the Department of Justice,” the ministry said in a statement.
In the eight month of last year, the Supreme Court collegium had recommended their names.
A notification issued by the Centre said, “The President is pleased to appoint Jasmeet Singh and Amit Bansal, to be Judges of the Delhi High Court, in that order of seniority, with effect from the date they assume charge of their respective offices.”
Jasmeet Singh has 27 years of experience. He has been practicing in constitutional, civil, labor, service and matrimonial affairs, covering all the branches of law. He has specialization in service and civil law and had been practicing in the Delhi High Court and subordinate courts from 1992 onwards.
Bansal has specialization in education, arbitration, indirect taxes and service laws. He served as a senior standing counsel for the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs, standing counsel and legal advisor for the Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE) from 2004, additional standing counsel for University of Delhi, in the Delhi High Court from 2008 and as additional standing counsel, NDMC, from 1999-2005.