Advocate Rupinder Singh Khosla has been appointed as Assistant Solicitor General of India. In a notification issued Saturday,President Pranab Mukherjee appointed Khosla as the first assistant Solicitor General of India. Significantly,Khosla has been appointed as the first assistant solicitor in addition to existing assistant solicitor general,Dr Anmol Rattan Sidhu,reads the notification.
Appointed for two years,Khosla has been vested with the responsibility to conduct Central government litigation in the Punjab and Haryana High Court High Court. Also,he has been given the power of marking and distributing the cases of as an overall in charge of litigation in the High Court.
Khosla,who has a practice of over 24 years in the profession,has also remained President of the Bar Association of Punjab and Haryana High Court.
He along with three other lawyers were tasked with the functioning of office of Advocate General,Punjab after the former Advocate General,H S Mattewal had fallen ill.