D C Chaudhary (54),till recently a registrar general at the Himachal Pradesh High Court, was on Saturday sworn in as an additional judge of the high court. He was elevated to the bench last week as he was the senior most higher judicial services officer.
Chief Justice Kurian Joseph administered oath of office and allegiance to the new judge in presence of other judges,former judges and other dignitaries. Chaudhary will serve a two year term.
Hailing from a humble background,Justice Chaudhary was born on March 12,1958,in Mandi district.