Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir accorded farewell


Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir was given full court farewell reference by the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir at Srinagar upon his elevation as Chief Justice of High Court of Meghalaya.

Justice Alok Aradhe, Acting Chief Justice High Court of J&K, Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey, Justice Dhiraj Singh Thakur, Justice TashiRabstan, Justice Janak Raj Kotwal, Justice Sanjeev Kumar and Justice MK Hanjura were also present on the occasion.

Justice Bashir Ahmad Kirmani, Member J&K State Accountability Commission, Chief Secretary B.B Vyas, Special DG VK Singh, Principal Secretary Home R K Goyal, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Rohit Kansil, Secretary Department of Law Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Abdul Majid Bhat, Senior Additional Advocate General Bashir Ahmad Dar, Assistant Solicitor General, Registrar General and Officers of the High Court Registry , Principal District and Sessions Judge, Srinagar, Director J&K State Judicial Academy, Judicial Officers posted at headquarter Srinagar, staff members including officers of High Court of J&K were also present on the occasion.

Senior Additional Advocate General Bashir Ahmad Dar, in his farewell address lauded the role of Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir, for his dedication and commitment both on judicial and administrative side.

He said that Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir has endeared all in the State. He said that Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir was always in tireless search for delivering justice and has number of landmark judgments to his credit which will be of remarkable help and guidance to the young lawyers. The Additional Advocate General also appreciated the services of Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir as Chairman J&K State Legal Services Authority for ensuring access to justice for all particularly the poor and downtrodden. He also highlighted the positive approach and respect of Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir towards the Members of the Bar and the encouragement Justice Mir gave to the young entrants of the Bar.

Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir in his farewell address thanked one and all including Judges of High Court of J&K, Officers of the Registry and Judicial Officers of the State for their undaunted commitment towards judicial and administrative work and the support extended to His Lordship during his tenure.

He said that no Judge can dispense real justice without the cooperation from the Bar and the J&K High Court is full of young and energetic lawyers. He said that he is overwhelmed by the warmth and affection shown to him by one and all. He also appreciated the talent of the Members of J&K Bar for their knowledge of Law and Professional competence. He also thanked his personal staff for their support and cooperation.