A function was organized today by the Bench Secretaries, Joint Registrars, Deputy Registrars and Readers of the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir accorded warm send off to Justice Muzaffar Hussain Attar who superannuates on January 30 as Judge of the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir.
The function was presided over by Justice N. Paul Vasanthakumar, Chief Justice, High Court of Jammu and Kashmir accompanied by Justice Ramalingam Sudhakar, Justice Muhammad Yaqoob Mir, Justice Alok Aradhey, Justice Dhiraj Singh Thakur, Justice Ali Muhammad Magray and Justice Tashi Rabastan.
On the occasion, S. Joginder Singh on behalf of Bench Secretaries and staff of the High Court lauded the head and heart qualities of Justice Muzaffar Hussain Attar and described him humble, modest and compassionate human being. "He reminded Justice Attar's long journey which started in 1977 when he did his LLB. Singh said he remained Additional Advocate General from 1997 to 2002 and appointed as Special Public Prosecutor in various cases. He was elevated as Additional Judge of the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir in 2008 and appointed as permanent Judge of the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir in 2010," he said.
"Justice Attar contributed to development of Law by delivering many landmark judgments," he said wishing Justice Attar on behalf of Bench Secretaries and Readers peaceful and prosperous post-retirement life.
Earlier, bouquet was presented by Muhammad Yasin Beigh, Joint Registrar to Justice Attar and a memonto was presented as mark of remembrance by the Chief Justice and companion Judges.
Justice Attar on the occasion said that "we have the best people available in our staff. " He appreciated the role of Bench Secretaries and Readers in the discharge of judicial functions and lauded their working and thanked for their assistance and support in the discharge of judicial functions.
Justice R. Sudhakar also spoke on the occasion and appreciated the head and heart qualities of Justice Attar. Baldev Raj, Bench Secretary who conducted proceedings of the programme presented vote of thanks and expressed gratitude to the Chief Justice and companion judges for gracing the occasion.
R.S. Jan, Registrar General, Sanjay Dhar, Registrar Vigilance, Abdul Rashid Malik, Director, J&K State Judicial Academy, Virdender Singh Bhou, Registrar Judicial, Jammu, R.N. Wattal, Secretary, Member-Secretary Legal Services Authority, Malik Shabir Ahmad, Central Project Co-ordinator, Sh. Ajay Kumar Gupta, Joint Registrar (Judicial), Yasin Beigh, Joint Registrars (Adm.), Pankaj Kumar Gupta, Deputy Registrar, J&K State Judicial Academy and Bench Secretaries, Readers of Hon'ble Judges, Staff of Computer Section & Non-Gazetted staff were present on the occasion.