Amjad Ehtesham Saeed takes oath as Chief Justice of Himachal High Court

Shimla, June 23 (H.S.). Governor Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar administered the oath of office to Justice Amjad Ehtesham Saeed as the Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court in a dignified ceremony held at Raj Bhavan on Thursday. Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur was also present on the occasion. Chief Secretary Ram Subhag Singh conducted the […]
 


Amjad Ehtesham Saeed takes oath as Chief Justice of Himachal High Court

Shimla, June 23 (H.S.). Governor Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar administered the oath of office to Justice Amjad Ehtesham Saeed as the Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court in a dignified ceremony held at Raj Bhavan on Thursday. Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur was also present on the occasion.

Chief Secretary Ram Subhag Singh conducted the proceedings of the swearing-in ceremony and read out the appointment letter issued by the President of India at the swearing-in ceremony held in the Durbar Hall of Raj Bhavan on Thursday. Governor Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar on Thursday administered oath to Justice Amjad Ehtesham Saeed as the Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court. After this Rajesh Sharma, Secretary to the Governor, obtained the signatures of the Governor and the Chief Justice on the affidavit.

It is noteworthy that Justice Saeed, born on January 21, 1961, graduated in law from Bombay University in the year 1984. He was also an Assistant Public Prosecutor in the Bombay High Court. He advocated on behalf of the government in public interest litigation cases relating to such pressing issues as mangroves, garbage dumping, free medical treatment for the poor in charitable hospitals, biomedical waste, and malnutrition. Many have been on public undertaking panels and have also appeared in arbitrations on their behalf.