Tuesday, 28 June 2022 | PNS | Dehradun
The newly appointed chief justice of Uttarakhand high court, Vipin Sanghi was sworn-in by governor lieutenant general (retd) Gurmit Singh at the Raj Bhawan here on Tuesday. The swearing-in ceremony lasted about eight minutes. Chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami, Vidhan Sabha speaker Ritu Khanduri, cabinet ministers Dhan Singh Rawat, Ganesh Joshi, Subodh Uniyal, Saurabh Bahuguna, leader of opposition Yashpal Arya, MP Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ , Dehradun mayor Sunil Uniyal ‘Gama’, chief secretary Sukhbir Singh Sandhu and others were also present during the programme.
It will be recalled that the Ministry of Law and Justice had issued a gazette notification regarding appointment of Sanghi as the chief justice of Uttarakhand high court on June 19 after the President approved the Supreme Court collegium’s recommendation for the same. Chief justice Sanghi was born in 1961 in Nagpur and shifted along with his family to Delhi in 1965. He completed his schooling from Delhi and earned a BSc with Mathematics honours from Delhi University in 1983 after which he did his LLB from the Law Faculty, Campus Law Centre in Delhi University. His grandfather, late VK Sanghi and father, late GL Sanghi were also senior advocates. He was designated as senior advocate by Delhi high court in December 2005 and was appointed as additional judge of the Delhi HC in May 2006 and later confirmed as a judge in February 2008.