Justice Ramalingam appointed acting CJ of J&K HC
Union Law Department has appointed Justice R Sudhakar as the acting Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir after the retirement of Chief Justice N Paul Vasanthakumar.
According to the notification in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 100 of the Constitution of Jammu & Kashmir, the President is Pleased to appoint Justice Ramalingam Sudhakar, senior-most Judge of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court to perform the duties of the office of the Chief Justice of that High Court with effect from March 15, 2017 consequent upon the retirement of Justice N Paul Vasanthakumar, Chief Justice of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court.
Justice R Sudhakar was born on February 14, 1959. He hails from Panapakkam Village, Vellore District (Formerly North Arcot District), Tamil Nadu.