JUDGES AT MANDI

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DISTRICT AND SESSIONS JUDGE

 

Sh. C.L. Kochhar

 
 
Born on 9th of July, 1958. Completed Graduation from Kurukshetra University in 1978. Passed Bachelor of Law (L.L.B) in 1981 and Master of Arts in Political Science in 1983 from Punjab University, Chandigarh.
 
In 1978, started career as a cashier in State Bank of India at Chandigarh. Selected in Himachal Pradesh Judicial Services in 1983 and was appointed as Sub Judge -Cum- Judicial Magistrate at Rampur Bushahr, District Shimla (H.P.) on 6th of March, 1984 and thereafter, served as such at different places in State of Himachal Pradesh. On 26th of September, 2003 transferred and posted as Senior Sub Judge- Cum- Chief Judicial Magistrate in District Kinnaur at Recong Peo and remained as such till 27th of April, 2006.
 
On promotion appointed as Presiding Officer, Fast Track Court, Una, in the cadre of District Judge/Additional District Judge, and remained as such from 29th of April, 2006 to 26th October, 2009. Worked as Additional District and Sessions Judge, Shimla w.e.f. 31st of October 2009 till 3rd of January 2011.
 
Remained as District and Sessions Judge Chamba w.e.f. 06th of January, 2011 to 27th of January, 2012, District and Sessions Judge Hamirpur w.e.f. 1st of February 2012 to 21st of May 2014 and District and Sessions Judge Una w.e.f 21st May, 2014 to 5th May, 2016. On transfer joined as District & Sessions Judge Mandi on 12th May, 2016.
 
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ADDITIONAL DISTRICT AND SESSIONS JUDGE-I
 
Sh. Pune Ram
 

         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. 

 

 

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ADDITIONAL DISTRICT AND SESSIONS JUDGE-II
 
 
Sh. Krishan Kumar
 

Born on 02-12-1963 in Shimla. Did graduation, M.A., L.L.B and P.G.D.P.M. from H.P. University, Shimla. Practiced as a lawyer at Shimla and thereafter, selected as Judicial Officer in the year 1997 batch and first posting as Sub Judge-cum-Judicial Magistrate, was at Dharamshala. Later on, transferred to Sub Judge-cum-J.M.I.C. Paonta Sahib and Chopal to Una. Then transferred to Judicial Academy as Deputy Directory. Transferred to State Legal Authority as Administrative Officer, then transferred Civil Judge (Sr. Division) Sarkaghat to Nurpur, then posted as Chief Judicial Magistrate, Una then transfer Civil Judge (Senior Division)-cum-Chief Judicial Magistrate, Kinnaur at Reckong Peo, District Kinnaur. On transfer, has joined as Civil Judge (Senior Division)-cum-Chief Judicial Magistrate, Hamirpur, District Hamirpur on 9th October, 2015. Now on promotion joined as Additional District and Sessions Judge –II, Mandi on 9th May, 2016.

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CHIEF JUDICIAL MAGISTRATE
 
 
Sh. Rajesh Chauhan
 
 
Studied at D.A.V. Senior Secondary School Chandigarh up to Plus Two, B.A. Hon’s from D.A.V. College Chandigarh, L.L.B. from Punjab University and L.L.M. from Kurukeshtra University.
 

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.

 
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CIVIL JUDGE (Sr. Div.) -cum- ACJM
COURT NO.1
 
 
Sh. SANDEEP SINGH SIHAG
 

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.

 
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CIVIL JUDGE (Jr. Div.) - CUM - JUDICIAL MAGISTRATE,
COURT NO. - 2
 
Smt. Shikha Lakhanpal
 

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.

 
 
 
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CIVIL JUDGE (Jr. Div.) - CUM - JUDICIAL MAGISTRATE,
COURT NO. 3
 
Sh. Ashok Kumar
 

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.

 

 
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CIVIL JUDGE (Jr. Div.) - CUM - JUDICIAL MAGISTRATE,
COURT NO. 4
 
Ms. Rosy Dahiya
 
 

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.

 
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MOBILE TRAFFIC MAGISTRATE, MANDI & KULLU, H.P.

 
SH. JITENDER KUMAR
 
 
Born in the family Sh. Naranjan Singh Saini and Smt. Surender Kaur on 18-04-1985 at Village Kundion, PO JamniWala, Tehsil Paonta Sahib Distt. Sirmour H.P. Passed Matriculation and Higher Secondary examinations from Govt. High School JamniWala and G.S.S.S. (B) Paonta Sahib. Did Graduation degree from Shri Guru Gobind Singh Degree College, Paonta Sahib. Did LL.B. degree (sixth rank holder in the University) from Law College Dehradun, Uttrakhand affiliated to H.N.B. Garhwal University U.K. and LL.M. degree from Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra during service in First Division.

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.

 
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SECRETARY, DISTRICT LEGAL SERVICES AUTHORITY, MANDI AND BILASPUR
 
Incharge Sh. Sandeep Singh Sihag, Civil Judge (Sr. Div.) -cum- ACJM, Court No. 1 Mandi, HP
 
 
 
 
 
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