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Six additional judges of Punjab and Haryana HC sworn in

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

Punjab and Haryana High Court Chief Justice Ravi Shanker Jha on Thursday administered the oath of office to six additional judges.

Those who were sworn in as additional judges of the high court are Justice Ashok Kumar Verma, Justice Sant Parkash, Justice Meenakshi I Mehta, Justice Karamjit Singh, Justice Vivek Puri and Justice Archana Puri, a Haryana government release said.

Justices Vivek Puri and Archana Puri are a couple and it was a rare occasion when a husband and a wife were administered the oath together.

Punjab and Haryana High Court judges, lawyers, senior officials of state governments and other senior officials and dignitaries were present on the occasion, the release said.

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First Published: Thu, November 28 2019. 18:45 IST