The Appointment of Advocate Javed Iqbal Wani as Judge of J&K HC

Advocate Wani has served as Senior Additional Advocate General for the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir. The Central Government today appointed Javed Iqbal Wani as the judge of Jammu and Kashmir. This appointment has been made pursuant to collegium recommendation which was made in January this year.

The notification issued to this effect today states, 

“In exercise of the power conferred by clause (1) of Article 217 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint Shri Javen Iqbal Wani, to be the Judge of Common High Court for the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Union territory of Ladakh with effect from the date he assumes charge of his office.”