On Thursday, Hon’ble Justice Hima Kohli was sworn in as Chief justice of Telangana High Court. The ceremony was held at Raj Bhavan, Hyderabad and Telangana Governor Dr Tamilisai Sounderarajan administered the oath.
With Hon’ble Justice Kohli’s appointment, Telangana High Court got its first woman Chief Justice. At present Justice Kohli is the lone woman Chief Justice in the country.
Earlier in December, Ministry of Law & Justice had notified Justice Kohli’s appointment who was then serving as a judge in the Delhi High Court.
The ceremony was attended by CM K Chandrashekar Rao and other state ministers. The Registrar of Telangana High Court read out the warrant of appointment. Some High Court Judges also attended the ceremony.
Hon’ble Justice Kohli was appointed as an Additional Judge of the High Court of Delhi on 29.05.2006 and took oath as a Permanent Judge on 28th August 2007. Justice Kohli was appointed as the Chairperson of Committee of Delhi Judicial Academy from 11/03/2020