PSC member resigns after his appointment as CAT member

Sanjeev Gupta, former district and session’s judge, has resigned as member of Jammu & Kashmir Public Service Commission after his appointment as member of the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT).

J&K Government on Monday said that Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha has accepted the resignation of Sanjeev Gupta, as member of the Public Service Commission.

“In exercise of powers conferred by Clause (2) of the Article 316 of the Constitution of India read with Section

93 of the Jammu and Kashmir Re-organization Act 2019 and S.0. 3937 (E) dated 31 October, 2019, read with Order issued in terms of sub-clause (i) of clause (c) of the Proclamation issued by the President dated 31st October, 2019, the Lieutenant Governor of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir is pleased to accept the resignation of Mr. Sanjeev Gupta, Member, Public Service Commission for the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, w.e.f 05.09.2023,” reads a notification issued by the General Administration Department, a copy of which is in possession of news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO).

Gupta was appointed as member of PSC in April this year. He had retired as the Registrar J&K High Court on January 31, 2023. During his distinguished career in the judiciary, which began with his appointment as Munsiff/Judicial Magistrate 1st Class in Gool in 1995, he served in various capacities.

He served as Munsiff Chenani till 1998; promoted as Sub-Judge in 1998 and served at various places viz., Batote, Jammu, Samba and Leh, Ladakh as Sub-Judge (Chief Judicial Magistrate). He was promoted as District and Sessions Judge in the month of May, 2008 and served as Special Judge Anti-Corruption thrice at Jammu and once at Srinagar

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