Former Judge

Former Chief Justices, Orissa High Court

Hon'ble Mr. Justice H.S. Bhalla

  • Date of Birth 21-11-1949
  • Educational Qualification LL.B.
  • Date of Appointment 28-10-2010
His Lordship was born on November 21,1949 at Agra. After doing his graduation, His Lordship joined Law. He was enrolled as an Advocate on July 13, 1972. He practised on service law at Ferozepur and other Districts as well for 18 years. His Lordship joined judicial service in 1990 as direct recruit  Additional District & Sessions Judge, and was posted at Jalandhar. He served as a District Judge in the districts of Sangrur, Bathinda and thereafter for a period  of 05 years as District Judge in U.T. Chandigarh. During his tenure, he handled many highly sensitive cases like Beant Singh Assassination case. He belongs to a family of Judicial Officers . His great grandfather and grandfather were  judicial officers and his uncle also retired as Judge of the Punjab & Haryana High Court. He is continuing the family traditions of serving the judiciary with integrity and distinction. His Lordship was elevated as a Judge of the Punjab and Haryana High Court, on April 01, 2006.

His Lordship took Oath as Judge  of Orissa High Court, Cuttack on 28.10.2010.