Present Judges

  • Judges at Mandi


    Sh. Ram Krishan Sharma

    Born on 23rd February, 1963, in village Mandal, Tehsil Theog, District Shimla, H.P. Passed matriculation from Government High School, Bagain, did B.A. with economics and political science from Government College, Shimla, in the year 1983, passed LL.B, from H.P. University, Shimla, joined as Extension Officer (Industries), Government of H.P. after passing competitive examination, in September, 1988 and remained as such till 3rd October, 1990. Joined Himachal Pradesh Judicial Service on 3rd October, 1990. Remained posted as Sub-Judge-cum-Judicial Magistrate at Nahan, Rohru and Shimla. Posted as Sub-Divisional Judicial Magistrate, at Ghumarwin, Civil Judge-cum-ACJM, at Hamirpur, Mandi and Nurpur. Posted as Chief Judicial Magistrate, and remained posted at Nahan and Hamirpur. Promoted and posted as Additional District and Sessions Judge, Fast-track Court and remained posted at Una. Promoted and posted as Regular Additional District and Sessions Judge and remained posted as Additional District and Sessions Judge-I, Kangra at Dharamshala, promoted as regular District and Sessions Judge and remained posted at Chamba. Remained posted as Registrar, Lokayukta, H.P. holding Additional charge of Secretary Lokayukta, Secretary H.P. Human Right Commission, posted as Registrar (Protocol and Judges branch) in the Hon’ble High Court of H.P.. Presently posted as District and Sessions Judge, Mandi. w.e.f. 25.07.2018.


    Sh. Bahadur Singh

    Did Graduation from Govt. College, Solan , H.P. Did LL.B. from Himachal Pradesh University , Enrolled as member of Bar Council of H.P. and practiced in Civil , Criminal and Revenue Courts at Solan, thereafter got selected in Himachal Pradesh Judicial Services in the year 1996 and appointed and posted as Sub Judge-cum-Judicial Magistrate, Court No. 2, Amb, H.P. Thereafter, remained posted as Civil Judge (Sr. Divn.)-cum- ACJM at Rajgarh, Ghumarwin, Mandi, Rampur Bushehar and thereafter CJM, Kinnaur at Reckong Peo. Joined as Presiding Officer of Fast Track Court in the rank of Additional District and Sessions Judge at Kullu on 28-01-2013. Joined as Additional District and Sessions Judge, Sirmaur at Nahan on 13-05-2013. Joined as Additional District & Sessions Judge-I Shimla on 21.05.2014 afternoon. Posted as District & Sessions Judge Bilaspur on 5th May, 2016 afternoon. Thereafter, transferred and posted as Registrar (Judicial) in the Hon'ble High Court of Himachal Pradesh on 26.12.2018 . Presently, posted as District and Sessions Judge, Family Court, Mandi and joined as such on 06.04.2019.





    Smt. Aparna Sharma

    Born on 8th November 1964 in Village Baggi, District Mandi, Himachal Pradesh. I got my education from Govt. Higher Secondary School, Mandi and did B.Sc. from St. Bede's College, Shimla and L.L.M. from H.P. University, Shimla. I practiced as an advocate at Shimla for 14 years from 1986 to 2000 in District Courts and Hon'ble High Court of H.P.

    I was selected to the H.P. Judicial Service on 11th December 2000 and joined as Sub Judge - cum - Judicial Magistrate Ist class (Court No. 2), Hamirpur. I was posted as such at Mandi and Nurpur. I was promoted to the post of Civil Judge (Sr. Div.) - cum - JMIC in February 2009 at Nahan. I joined as Civil Judge (Sr. Division) - cum -JMIC(I), Hamirpur on 6th August 2009 and worked as such till 7th May, 2010 and at Una till 6th July, 2012. On my transfer to Kangra, I joined as Civil Judge (Sr. Div) -Cum-JMIC(I), Kangra on 18-07-2012 and remained posted as such till13-05-2013. On my placement as Chief Judicial Magistrate, I was transferred and posted as Civil Judge (Sr. Div.) –cum- Chief Judicial Magistrate Chamba and joined as such on 20-05- 2013. On promotion assumed the charge of Addl. District and Sessions Judge-II Shimla. On Transfer joined present posting as Additional District & Sessions Judge-II, Mandi on 24-12-2018.


    Sh. Rajinder Kumar

    Born on 20-09-1974 at Sundarnagar, District Mandi, HP. Did Matriculation and Plus two from Government Senior Secondary School Talai, District Bilaspur. Passed LLB from HP University Shimla in June, 1999. Did one year PGDCA (Post Graduation Diploma in Computer Application). Remained posted at Rohru, Badsar, Mandi, Palalmpur, Chamba and presently posted at Mandi, HP as Senior Civil Judge -cum- Chief Judicial Magistrate on 29-12-2018.


    Sh. Amardeep Singh

    Born on 26th February 1981. Hails from Village Lahon, P.O. Sari Molag, Tehsil Jaisinghpur, Distt. Kangra H.P. Now settled in Panchkula, Haryana. Passed Matriculation in the year 1996 from G.M. Sr. Sec. School, Sector 16, Chandigarh. Received higher secondary education from DAV College Chandigarh. Graduated in Management (BBA) from GCM, Sector- 11 Chandigarh in the year 2001. Did LLB and LLM from Punjab University, Chandigarh. Practiced law in the Hon'ble High Court of Punjab and Haryana at Chandigarh and District Courts, Panchkula. Joined Himachal Pradesh Judicial Services as Civil Judge (Jr.Divn) in the year 2010. Remained posted as Civil Judge (Jr.Divn)-cum-JMIC at Mandi, Chamba and Baijnath. Remained posted as Mobile Traffic Magistrate, Kangra and Una, at Dharamshala from January, 2016 to April, 2016. Promoted as Sr. Civil Judge-cum-ACJM in May, 2016. Remained posted as such in Court No. II, Shimla from May, 2016 to 10-3-2018. Now Posted as Sr. Civil Judge-cum-ACJM Court No. I, Mandi since 12th March 2018.


    Sh. Aslam Beg

    Born on 02.12.1980. Did Graduation from G.G.D.S.D. College Subathu. Passed LLB & LLM From HPU Shimla-5. Joined Judicial Service as Civil Judge(Junior Division)-cum-Judicial Magistrate on 21.06.2010 and served at Court No.II, Dehra, Main Mediation Centre HP High Court, Civil Judge (Junior Division)-cum-Judicial Magistrate First Class, Palampur, Mobile Traffic Magistrate, Solan and Sirmour and Civil Judge -cum-JMIC, Court No-II, Paonta Sahib. Joined on 4th December, 2018 as Secreatry, District Legal Services Authority, Mandi.


    Sh. Niranjan Singh

    Born on 15th December 1980 in the family of Sh. Jai Pal Singh Dhounchak at village Siwanamal, District Jind, Haryana. After schooling and graduation from District Jind, did L.L.B. from Law Faculty, University of Delhi. Practiced as an Advocate at Punjab & Haryana High Court Chandigarh for 6 years and got selected in HP Judicial Services in the year 2010. Thereafter joined the Judicial Academy on 12.12.2011 and was transferred and assumed the charge of Civil Judge (Jr. Divn.) Cum Judicial Magistrate, Court No. -II at Una on 07.07.2012. Transferred to Court No. 3, Una on 17-05-2013. Thereafter transferred to Court at Indora, District – Kangra H.P. on 21-01-2014. Thereafter, got transferred from Indora, District Kangra to District Mandi and joined duties of Mobile Traffic Magistrate Mandi and Kullu at Mandi on dated 12-03-2018.


    Smt.Pratibha Negi

    Hailing from village Pangi, District- Kinnaur, H.P, was born on 27th December, 1988 in the family of Sh. Tikam Singh Negi and Smt. Indra Negi. She earned her integrated degree in Arts and Law (B.A. L.L.B (Hons.)- 5year) from University Institute of Legal Studies, Punjab University, Chandigarh in the year 2012 and P.G. Diploma in 'Cyber Laws from Government Law College, Pune. Worked as an intern for Hon'ble Mr. Justice Muttaci Jeyapaul, Judge, Hon'ble High Court of Punjab and Haryana, Chandigarh. In the year 2012, got enrolled in Master of Laws (L.L.M- 2years) course at prestigious Faculty of Law, University of Delhi and was conferred degree upon successful completion of course, while in service. Joined Himachal Pradesh Judicial Service in the year 2013 and served as Civil Judge (Jr.Div.) -cum- Judicial Magistrate First Class, Court No.2 and Court No.3, Ghumarwin till 4-1-2017. On transfer, remained posted as Civil Judge (Jr. Division)-cum-Judicial Magistrate First Class, Court No.1- Solan, (H.P.) till 17-06-2019. Presently posted as Civil Judge-cum-Judicial Magistrate First Class, Court No. 2- Mandi, (H.P.) since 28-06-2019.



    She is born in the family of Sh. Joginder Singh and Smt. Chanchla Devi, village Kulakar, Distt. Kangra HP. Did matriculation and 10+2 from Govt. Girls. Sr. Secondary School, Kathunangal Amirtsar and LL.B(Professional) in 2011, from Panjab University Chandigarh. Did LL.M(Hons.) from Guru Nanak Dev University Amirtsar in 2013 and got appreciation award from the university by securing second position. Cleared UGC-NET exam in 2012 and was awarded with “Junior Research Fellowship” by University Grants Commission in 2012. Got enrolled for PhD. in laws in 2013 and was conferred Doctorate Degree in 2017, while in service. Cleared Himachal Pradesh Judicial services in 2016 and joined as such in April, 2017. Served as Civil Judge-cum-JMIC Court No. 2, Dehra till July 14, 2019. On transfer remain posted as Civil Judge(Leave/Training) Reserve, High Court , HP, till 18th November, 2019. Presently posted as Civil Judge-cum-JMIC, Court No. 3, Mandi(HP) since 20th November, 2019.




  • Judges at Sundernagar


    Sh. Hans Raj

    Born on 30-10-1971 in Tehsil Kotkhai of District Shimla. Did graduation from D.A.V. College, Kotkhai and L.L.B. from H.P. University in the year 1995. Practiced as a Lawyer at Shimla and thereafter, selected as Judicial Officer in the year 1999. First posting as Sub Judge-cum- Judicial Magistrate, was at Court No.2, Hamirpur. Later on, transferred to Court No.1 Hamirpur as Sub Judge -cum- JMIC. Remained posted at Chopal and Paonta Sahib (Court No.2 and 1 both). Thereafter, remained posted as such at Joginder Nagar and also promoted as Civil Judge, Senior Division in the year 2007. Transferred to Court No.1, Kangra in the year 2009. On 15th June, 2012 Joined as Civil Judge (Senior Division) -cum- Chief Judicial Magistrate, Sirmaur District at Nahan. Thereafter, remained posted as Civil Judge (Senior Division) -cum- Chief Judicial Magistrate, Solan, District Solan from 26th April, 2014 to 29th June, 2015.

    Joined as Deputy Director, Himachal Pradesh Judicial Academy, Shimla on 1st July, 2015 to 13th July, 2015. Appointed as Additional District & Sessions Judge and on posting as Joint Director, Himachal Pradesh Judicial Academy, Shimla, joined on 13th July, 2015. Remained as Additional District & Sessions Judge, Sirmaur District at Nahan, H.P. w.e.f. 08.11.2016 to 26-12-2018 and Additional District & Sessions Judge-I, Mandi w.e.f. 28-12-2018 to 05-10-2019(forenoon). On Transfer joined as Additional District & Sessions Judge,Sundernagar, District Mandi on 05-10-2019(afternoon).


    Sh. Hakikat Dhanda

    Born on November 24, to Smt. and Sh. Sultan Singh Dhanda at Village Neoli Kalan, Tehsil and Distt. Hisar, Haryana. Did matriculation from Government High School, Neoli Kalan (Hisar) and 10+2 from Government Senior Secondary School, Hisar. Thereafter pursued BA-I examination from Jaat College, Hisar. Passed five years’ integrated Law Course from Faculty of Law, Maharishi Dayanand University, Rohatak, Haryana, in the year 2007 and LL.M. in the year 2010, also qualified National Eligibility Test for lectureship conducted by UGC. Got selected in Himachal Pradesh Judicial Services in the year 2008 and joined as Civil Judge (Jr. Div.)-Cum-Judicial Magistrate Court No.IV, Distt. Hamirpur, H.P. on 10.01.2011 and served as such till 07.11.2012. Thereafter, got transferred and joined as Civil Judge (Jr. Div.)-Cum-Judicial Magistrate 1st Class, Court No.-III Hamirpur, H.P. and served as such till 06.05.2013. Joined as Civil Judge (Jr. Div.) -cum- Sub Divisional Judicial Magistrate Dalhousie, District Chamba H.P. on 18.05.2013 and served there till 18.01.2016. Assumed the charge for the post of Mobile Traffic Magistrate, Chamba on 18.01.2016 and served there till 05.05.2016. Assumed the charge for the post of Civil Judge (Jr. Div.) -cum- Judicial Magistrate 1st Class, Court No.2 Kasauli, Distt. Solan, H.P. on 18.05.2016 and served there till 10.03.2018. Thereafter, promoted as Senior Civil Judge cum ACJM and posted as Secretary, District Legal Services Authority, Kullu & Lahaul, Spiti at Kullu from 12.03.2018 to 04-06-2019. Presently, posted as Senior Civil Judge –cum- ACJM Court No. 1, Sundernagar since 05-06-2019.


    Sh. Vishal Tiwari

    Born on 4-10-1986 in the family of Sh. Dinesh Tiwari and Smt. Kamlesh Tiwari. Hails from Pehowa in District Kurukshetra (Haryana). Went for primary education to B.S.N. model school. Did matriculation from Tagore Public School Pehowa and thereafter completed higher secondary education from Gita Niketan School Kurukshetra in 2004. Thereafter did B.A.L.L.B. from Kurukshetra university in 2009 and L.L.M. (regular) from Panjab University Chandigarh in 2010-12 batch. Qualified NET with JRF during L.L.M in 2012. After that got enrolled in Ph.d in April, 2014 and pursued it for sometime till selection in Himachal Pradesh Judicial Services in the year 2015. Hold first posting in Kangra on 16-01-2016. Thereafter, transferred to Dharmshala and held charge of Mobile Traffic Magistrate. Presently posted as Civil Judge cum Judicial Magistrate, Court No. 2, Sundernagar since 22-10-2019.

  • Judges at Sarkaghat


    Sh. Harmesh Kumar

    Born on 24th November, 1975. Did initial schooling from Daulatpur Chowk. Passed Matriculation Examination from Government High School Pirthipur, Tehsil Amb. Thereafter, passed Graduation from D.A.V College Daulatpur Chowk, LL.B from Punjab University Chandigarh in the year 1999. Thereafter for six years practised as an advocate in civil and revenue matters up to October, 2005. Joined Himachal Pradesh Judicial Services in October, 2005. Remained posted as Civil Judge (Jr. Div.) –cum- JMIC Court No. 6, Court No. 5 Shimla, Nurpur and Arki. On promotion joined as Civil Judge (Sr. Div.) -cum- Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Court No. (1), Rohru in the month of April 2014. On transfer joined as such at Theog on 22.07.2015. Presently joined as Senior Civil Judge –cum- ACJM Court No. 1 Sarkaghat on 12-03-2018.



  • Judges at Jogindernagar


    Sh. Ashok Kumar

    Born on 5th day of September, 1984 to Smt. Veena Devi and Sh. Jagdish Chand at Village Rajol, Tehsil Shahpur District Kangra. I started my schooling from K.V. Shahpur (Bhanala) thereafter went to K.V. Jakhu Hills Shimla and completed my matriculation in the year 2000 and Plus Two in the year 2002 there. I did my graduation from Sanjauli College Shimla in the year 2005 therein. I completed my Law Degree from H.P. University Summer Hill Shimla and did DIM, PGHRM from IGNOU. Thereafter enrolled as an Advocate in Bar Association of H.P. in the year 2008 and started practicing as an Advocate at District and Sessions Court Shimla. I joined as Assistant Public Prosecutor/ Assistant District Attorney at Hamirpur, HP, in March, 2015. After clearing H.P. Judicial Services Examination, joined as Civil Judge, (Jr.Div.) -cum- Judicial Magistrate at Barsar, District Hamirpur, H.P. on 16th January, 2016 after transfer remain posted as Civil Judge (Jr. Div.) –cum- JMIC, Court No. 4 and Court No. 3, Mandi. Now transferred and posted as Civil Judge (Jr. Div.) -cum- JMIC, Jogindernagar, District and Sessions Division Mandi, HP and assume charge on 03-12-2018.

  • Judges at Karsog


    Ms. Madhvi Singh

    Born on 15-05-1987 I completed my 10+2 from Government Girls Sr. Sec. School, Portmore, Shimla. I did my graduation in science from R.K.M.V Shimla and in the year 2009 obtained LL.B. degree from Himachal Pradesh University Shimla. I, thereafter joined Himachal Pradesh Judicial Service on 21-01-2013 and posted as civil Judge-cum-JMIC, Rajgarh. On Transfer joined present posting as Civil Judge -cum- JMIC, Karsog on 27-12-2018.

  • Judges at Gohar


    Ms. Vatsala Chaudhary

    Born to Hon'ble Shri Justice Dharam Chand Chaudhary and Smt Promila Chaudhary at Shimla. Belongs to Village and Post Office Lohara, Tehsil Balh, District Mandi, Himachal Pradesh. Did Matriculation from DAV Centenary Public School, Mandi in the year 2006 and Plus two from St. Bedes College, Shimla in the year 2008. Did Bachelor's in Technology (BTech) from the Institute of Engineering and Technology, Luckhnow (UP) in the year 2012. Thereafter, did L.L.B from Panjab University, Chandigarh in the year 2015 and presently pursuing L.L.M. from Kurukshetra University.

    Joined H.P. Judicial Services in the Cadre of Civil Judgecum-Judicial Magistrate in the year 2016 and afer undergoing induction training from H.P. Judicial Academy, Ghandal, Shimla, posted as Civil Judge-cumJudicial Magistrate in Court No. 8, Shimla. Assumed charge as such on 11.07.2017. Remained posted as Civil Judge-cum-Judicial Magistrate in Court No. VII, Shimla.

    Thereafter transferred to Taluka Court Gohar, District Mandi, HP and assumed charge of Civil Judge-cum-JMIC on 29.12.2018.