SRINAGAR, NOV 16: The Principal District and Sessions Judge (PD&SJ) Baramulla, Mohammad Ashraf Malik and PD&SJ Budgam, Khalil Ahmad Choudhary today condoled the demise of Shri Utam Chand Shukla, the father of Justice Sanjeev Kumar, Judge High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh.
In this connection, two separate condolence meetings were held at District Court Complex (DCC) Baramulla and DCC Budgam chaired by Principal District and Sessions Judge (PD&SJ) Baramulla and PD&SJ Budgam respectively.
In the condolence meeting held at DCC Baramulla, the PD&SJ Baramulla, Mohammad Ashraf Malik extended condolences and expressed deep sympathies on behalf of all the participants to the grieved family particularly to Justice Sanjeev Kumar.
The condolence meeting, attended by all the Judicial Officers of the District and other staff members, emphasized the solidarity and support of the legal fraternity of District Baramulla with the bereaved family at this difficult time.
In a touching gesture of reverence, the participants observed two minutes of silence, a poignant tribute to honor the departed soul of Shri Utam Chand Shukla.
The PD&SJ, Budgam, on the occasion shared words of solace, acknowledging the immense loss suffered by the bereaved family. He expressed deep sympathy for Justice Sanjeev Kumar, recognizing the profound impact of losing a beloved father.
At the end of the meeting, two-minute silence was observed by all the participants as a mark of respect and tribute to the departed soul.
Meanwhile, Judicial Officers of District Budgam also expressed heartfelt condolences to Justice Sanjeev Kumar Shukla and members of the bereaved family, on the sad demise of his father.
Officers in attendance were Aijaz Ahmad Khan, Additional District & Sessions Judge, Budgam; Noor Mohammad Mir, Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM), Budgam; Sheikh Gowher, Special Mobile Magistrate, Budgam, and Farrah Bashir, Munsiff Budgam.
The solemn gathering also saw the participation and presence of Nisar Ahmad Kuchay, President of the Bar Association, Budgam, alongside members of the Bar, administrative staffand ministerial staff of the District Court Complex, Budgam.