Chief Justice Gita Mittal welcomed by the Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association

In a welcoming ceremony, the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) High Court Bar Association, celebrated Justice Gita Mittal’s appointment to the J&K High Court.  Justice Gita Mittal is the first woman Chief Justice of the J&K High Court. During the ceremony, the IAWJ member, ratified her commitment to equal justice for all. Justice Mittal said that she

“will work in the J&K High Court with true spirit and try my best to deliver justice to all as per the merit of the cases.”

In her commitment to women’s rights, Justice Gita Mittal previously designed a pioneering mechanism for vulnerable witness courtrooms in Delhi that protects the privacy and confidentiality of witnesses, as well as provide them with comfort in sexual-offenses cases. Her mechanism allows victims to give statements in-camera without having to face the accused. 

IAWJ congratulates Chief Justice Gitta Mittal, a long time and committed member!