Independence Day was celebrated in the High Court of Himachal Pradesh today, in a solemn and dignified demeanor. The event commenced with the hoisting of the National Flag by the Chief Justice, M.S. Ramachandra Rao, followed by the National Anthem, played by Himachal Pradesh Police Band.
The Chief Justice unfurled the National Flag and inspected the Guard of Honour. Judges of the High Court, Justice Tarlok Singh Chauhan, Justice Vivek Singh Thaur, Justice Ajay Mohan Goel, Justice Sandeep Sharma, Justice Jyotsna Rewal Dua, Justice Satyen Vaidya, Justice Sushil Kukreja, Justice Virender Singh, Justice Ranjan Sharma, Justice B.C. Negi and Justice Rakesh Kainthla were present on the occasion.
The Chairperson, H.P. State Human Rights Commission, Justice P.S. Rana, Lokayukta Himachal Pradesh, Justice C.B. Barowalia, Justice V.K. Sharma, former Judge, Sh. Anup Rattan, Advocate General, Sh. Ankush Dass Sood, President High Court Bar Association, Shri Balram Sharma, Deputy Solicitor General of India, Senior Advocates, and other members of the High Court Bar Association, Registrars, Judicial Officers posted at Shimla and other dignitaries were also present on the occasion.
The officers and officials of the High Court Registry, District Courts Shimla, Office of the Advocate General, Assistant Solicitor General of India, H.P. Judicial Academy, and H.P. State Legal Services Authority, participated in the Independence Day celebrations.