Rajasthan High Court The Union Ministry of Law and Justice on Friday appointed Shubha Mehta and Kuldeep Mathur as judges of the Rajasthan High Court. With the appointment of Shubh Mehta, a unique record has been set in the Rajasthan High Court. In fact, Shubha Mehta’s husband Justice Mahendra Goel is also a judge in the Rajasthan High Court. In such a situation, the couple has become the first person to become a judge in the High Court.
It may be mentioned that Shubha Mehta was made a judge from the judicial quota (district judge), while Justice Mahendra Goel was made a judge from the quota of lawyers on November 6, 2019. Besides, Kuldeep Mathur, posted in Rajasthan High Court, was a senior lawyer practicing in the Jodhpur Bench of Rajasthan High Court, who has been promoted. Kuldeep Mathur has been appointed as a judge from the quota of lawyers.
In a notification issued by the Union Ministry of Law and Justice, the President of the Republic of India expressed happiness over the appointment of Kuldeep Mathur and Shubha Mehta as judges of the Rajasthan High Court on the basis of seniority. The two newly appointed judges will soon take charge in their respective offices. With these appointments, the number of judges in the High Court has increased from 50 to 27.