JUDGES AT MANDI
DISTRICT AND SESSIONS JUDGE
Sh. C.L. Kochhar
Initially studied up to the Primary and High School standard in village Karjan and Haripur, Tehsil Manali, District Kullu (H.P.). After completing B.A. in the Govt. Degree College Kullu, obtained L.L.B. Degree from the Delhi University in the year 1988 and practiced as an Advocate in the District Court Kullu (H.P.) till 29 December 1997. Also nominated as a Member of District Consumer Forum Kullu in the year, 1993 and remained on the same post up till 1997. Thereafter, selected in H. P. Judicial Services in the year 1997 and posted as Sub Judge-cum-JMIC at Court No.2 Dharamshala, Bilaspur, Shimla Court No.3, Anni, Karsog, Rohru and Chopal (H.P.). Thereafter promoted as a Civil Judge (Sr. Division)-cum-Chief Judicial Magistrate on 19th July, 2006 and was posted as Civil Judge (Sr. Division)-cum-Chief Judicial Magistrate at District Bilaspur (H.P.) w.e.f. 18th October, 2010 till 1-2-2013. Consequently transferred as a Civil Judge (Sr. Division)-cum-Chief Judicial Magistrate to District Kinnaur at Reckong Peo (H.P.) and joined there on 2-2-2013 and served till 24-4-2014 on the same post. Promoted as Addl. District & Sessions Judge on 11-4-2014 and held the same post at Chamba (H.P.) w.e.f. 28-4-2014 to 29.09.2014. Transferred and posted as Special Secretary (Law) to the Government of Himachal Pradesh on 01.10.2014. On transfer, joined as Addl. District & Sessions Judge (Special Judge, CBI), Shimla on 13.07.2015 to 11-5-2016 transferred and posted as Additional District and Sessions Judge-I, Mandi on 13-5-2016 (Afternoon). Hobbies are doing agriculture and horticulture work as well as trekking.
Remained posted as Judicial Magistrate at District Bilaspur and Hamirpur. Thereafter, posted as Additional Chief Judicial magistrate at Ghumarwin District Bilaspur, Mandi and Una. Thereafter, promoted and posted as Chief Judicial Magistrate, Lahul & Spiti, Chief Judicial Magistrate Kinnaur and presently posted as Chief Judicial Magistrate, Mandi from 12-05-2016.
Born on 22-10-1980 in Haryana to Smt.Kamlesh and Sh.Dharm Singh HPS. Besides other institutes did schooling mainly at BHS, Pilani. Did LL.B. from MDU Rohtak in the year 2003 and LL.M. from KUK Kurukshetra and got enrolled for Ph.D. in Punjab University Chandigarh. On being selected in HPJS in the year 2008, after training, remained posted as Civil Judge–cum-Judicial Magistrate at Chopal, District Shimla, thereafter at Court No.2 Nurpur, District Kangra, thereafter at Manali, District Kullu and thereafter remained posted as Mobile Traffic Magistrate, Mandi and Kullu at Mandi. On promotion and posting as Senior Civil Judge–cum-Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate, Court No. 1, Mandi had assumed charged as such on 16-11-2016.
Born on 27th June in the family of Sh. Rattan Singh Thakur (Retd. District and Sessions Judge) and Smt. Deepika Thakur at Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh. Did her matriculation from D.A.V. Bilaspur, Bsc. (Medical) from R.K.M.V. Shimla and L.L.B. From Punjab University, Chandigarh. While doing L.L.M. from Punjab University she cleared Punjab Judicial Services, 2011. She did her induction training from Chandigarh Judicial Academy for seven months and in the meantime she also topped Himachal Pradesh Judicial Services, 2012.
She joined Himachal Pradesh Judicial Services on 04.02.2013 and after completion of training got posted as Civil Judge (Jr. Divn.)-cum-JM at Court No.(2), Dharamshala and joined the same on 27.08.2013. Thereafter, transferred and posted as JMIC –cum- Principal Judge Juvenile Justice Board, Court No. 1 Dharamshala. Remained Civil Judge (Jr. Division) -cum- JMIC, Court No. 4, Mandi and Court No. 3, Mandi. On Transfer joined present posting as Civil Judge (Jr. Division) -cum- JMIC, Court No. 2, Mandi on 02-01-2017.
Born on 5th day of September, 1984 to Smt. Veena Devi and Sh. Jagdish Chand at Village Rajol, Tehsil Shahpur District Kangra. I started my schooling from K.V. Shahpur (Bhanala) thereafter went to K.V. Jakhu Hills Shimla and completed my matriculation in the year 2000 and Plus Two in the year 2002 there. I did my graduation from Sanjauli College Shimla in the year 2005 therein. I completed my Law Degree from H.P. University Summer Hill Shimla and did DIM, PGHRM from IGNOU. Thereafter enrolled as an Advocate in Bar Association of H.P. in the year 2008 and started practicing as an Advocate at District and Sessions Court Shimla. I joined as Assistant Public Prosecutor/ Assistant District Attorney at Hamirpur, HP, in March, 2015. After clearing H.P. Judicial Services Examination, joined as Civil Judge, (Jr.Div.) -cum- Judicial Magistrate at Barsar, District Hamirpur, H.P. on 16th January, 2016 after transfer remain posted as Civil Judge (Jr. Div.) –cum- JMIC, Court No. 4, Mandi. Now transferred and joined as Civil Judge (Jr. Div.) –cum- JMIC, Court No. 3, Mandi, H.P. on 02-01-2017.
Born on 8th May, 1990 to Smt. Sumitra Devi and Sh. Jasbir Singh Dahiya at Ambala, District Ambala. I started my schooling from Army Public School Dehradun thereafter went to Army Public School, Samba, J & K and completed my matriculation in the uear 2005 and plus two in the year 2007 from Shiksha Bharti High Secondary School Rohtak. I did my law graduation from Maharishi Dayananda university, Rohtak in the year 2012 therein. Cleared HP Judicial Services in 2016. After training in Shimla, joined as Civil Judge (Junior Division) –cum- Judicial Magistrate, Court No. 4, Mandi, HP on 2nd January, 2017.
MOBILE TRAFFIC MAGISTRATE, MANDI & KULLU, H.P.
Enrolled as an Advocate in the Bar Counsel of Himachal Pradesh in the month of July 2009. Experienced as an Advocate at Sub-Division Paonta Sahib and District Court Sirmour at Nahan from 2009 to December 2013. Joined H.P Judicial Academy, Shimla on 21.12.2013, after qualifying the H.P Judicial Service Examination 2013, for the induction training programme. On 25-04-2014 assumed charge as Civil Judge (Jr. Division)-cum-Judicial Magistrate, Court No (II) Sarkaghat District Mandi H.P. Now on transfer assumed charge as Mobile Traffic Magistrate, Mandi & Kullu as on 02-01-2017.