Justice Hima Kohli has now been appointed as the Chief Justice of Telangana High Court. She is currently serving as the Senior Judge in the Delhi High Court. Sikkim High Court Chief Justice Arup Kumar Goswami has been appointed as Chief Justice of AP High Court. Both AP and Telangana are getting new Chief justices.
This is the development after the politicians confronted with the Judiciary in AP where Jaganmohan Reddy the CM of AP complained against the attitude of some judges. The Telangana leaders had nothing against the Judges and KCR the CM of Telangana maintained a good rapport with the Judiciary.
Justice Kohli graduated from the Law Faculty, Campus Law Centre, University of Delhi. On completing the law course in the year 1984, she got enrolled as an Advocate with the Bar Council of Delhi. Born in 1959 in Delhi, Kohli went to St. Thomas School, New Delhi and graduated in History (Hons.) from St. Stephens’ College, DU. She is also a post-graduate in History .
Hima was appointed as an Additional Judge of the High Court of Delhi in 2006 and took oath as a Permanent Judge in 2007. She became a Member of the General Council of the West Bengal National University of Judicial Sciences, Kolkata in 2017.
She was also nominated as a Member of Editorial Committee of ‘Nyaya Deep’, the official journal published by National Legal Services Authority in 2019. Additionally, she was appointed as the Chairperson of Committee of Delhi Judicial Academy in 2020.