Sanjay Karol is a Choose of the Supreme Court docket of India. He’s the previous Chief Justice of Patna Excessive Court docket and Tripura Excessive Court docket. He has additionally served as Choose and Performing Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh Excessive Court docket.
Sanjay Karol was born on Wednesday, 23 August 1961 (age 61 years; as of 2022) within the village Garli, Dehra Gopipur, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh. His zodiac signal is Virgo. He did his education at St. Edward’s College, Shimla in 1977. He pursued a bachelor’s diploma in historical past at Authorities Faculty, Sanjauli. In 1985, he pursued a regulation diploma on the College of Legislation, Himachal Pradesh College. In 1986, he was enrolled as an advocate and began working towards in numerous courts together with The Hon’ble Supreme Court docket of India, in Constitutional, Taxation, Company, Felony and Civil issues. Throughout his observe, he was a counsel within the Inter-State water Dispute (BBMB Undertaking) within the Hon’ble Supreme Court docket of India.
Top (approx.): 5′ 7″
Hair Color: Salt and Pepper
Eye Color: Black
Mother and father & Siblings
There may be not a lot data accessible about his dad and mom and siblings.
Spouse & Youngsters
The title of his spouse shouldn’t be identified.
His son’s title is Sarthak Karol and his daughter’s title is Shradha Karol.
He belongs to the Sood caste.
From 1998 to 2003, he held discharged constitutional duties because the Advocate Normal of Himachal Pradesh. In 1999, he turned the Senior Advocate at Himachal Pradesh Excessive Court docket and in addition served as a part of the Senior Panel for the Central Authorities, Supreme Court docket of India. On 8 March 2007, he was appointed because the Himachal Pradesh Excessive Court docket Choose. On 25 April 2017, he began serving because the Performing Chief Justice of the Himachal Pradesh Excessive Court docket. In 2017, whereas serving as Performing Chief Justice of the Himachal Pradesh Excessive Court docket, he was additionally chairman of the HP Excessive Court docket Authorized Providers Committee, held discharged statutory duties as Government Chairman of HP State Authorized Providers Authority and was a member of the Board of Governors, Himachal Pradesh Judicial Academy. On 14 November 2018, he was appointed because the fourth Chief Justice of Tripura Excessive Court docket. In 2018, he was the Patron-in-Chief of the Tripura State Authorized Providers Authority and Chairman of the Tripura Judicial Academy. On 11 November 2019, he was transferred to Patna Excessive Court docket because the Chief Justice. In 2019, he additionally served because the Patron-in-Chief of Bihar State Authorized Providers Authority, Patron-in-Chief of Bihar Judicial Academy, and Chancellor of Chanakya Nationwide Legislation College, Patna. On 6 February 2023, he turned the Choose of the Supreme Court docket of India.
Belongings & Properties
- 60 Bighas(approx) at Churag, Tehsil Karsog, Mandi, Himachal Pradesh
- 16 Bighas (approx) at Karsog, Himachal Pradesh
- 150 sq. yards (approx) at BAra Ward, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
- Share within the land at Garli, Dehra, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh
- Share in 2500 sq. yards at Principal Bazar, Kalka, Haryana
- 39 Biswas (exterior Municipal limits) at village Kamyana, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
- Two homes on land at SI.No. (i)
- A built-up portion in the home generally often known as Bell Villa, Station Bara Ward, Shimla
- Share in the home at a spot talked about at SI.No. (iv)
- Flat and Basement at C-164, Manu Residence, Mayur Vihar, Delhi
- In 2017, he ordered to make public bathrooms on Nationwide Highways for individuals who journey by public buses. He additionally declared that forcing folks to urinate or defecate in public owing to the absence of public bathrooms violates their dignity.
- In 2017, whereas he was serving within the Himachal Pradesh Excessive Court docket, he gave judgments on points like eradicating discrimination in opposition to married ladies in issues of employment, checking unlawful mining, and defending rivers from the unlawful working of dams. After his judgments, many measures had been taken to resolve the issue together with the set up of cameras within the prisons to test human rights violations, the constructing of roads, safety of the UNESCO heritage websites, enhance the medical amenities within the hospitals, reforms within the forest division particularly the situation of forest guards, and police reforms.
- On 1 June 2018, whereas he was serving because the Performing Chief Justice of the Himachal Pradesh Excessive Court docket, he went to the locality to test the data of the complaints associated to the water provide at 3 am. This initiative taken by Karol was appreciated lots by the folks.
- As soon as he gave a judgment a few case that impressed lots of people and Karol obtained a whole lot of appreciation. He helped a woman named Indu Kumari who filed a petition as a result of she was denied admission to Himachal Pradesh College below the 5% quota, as offered within the Rights of Individuals with Disabilities Act, 2016. In keeping with her, the college offered solely 3% of reservations for disabled college students. He talked about it and mentioned,
In view of the provisions of Rights of Individuals with Disabilities Act, 2016, whereby an categorical provision is there in Part 32 of the identical that 5% of seats are to be reserved for individuals with disabilities, the act of the College of reserving solely 3 % seats for individuals with disabilities is completely unjustified and never acceptable being violative of the statute.”
- In 2019, when he was serving within the Patna Excessive Court docket, he took some steps to avoid wasting the setting. He didn’t enable the destruction of Peepal timber within the Excessive Court docket campus for the development of the brand new constructing. He requested the engineers to alter the design and reshape the constructing advanced in order that the Peepal timber weren’t harmed.
- On 13 December 2022, his title was really helpful for the put up of Supreme Court docket choose, however there was no affirmation from the Union authorities. The others to hitch as a choose together with Karol are Rajasthan HC Chief Justice Pankaj Mithal, Manipur HC Chief Justice PV Sanjay Kumar, Patna HC choose Justice Ahsanuddin Amanullah, and Allahabad HC choose Justice Manoj Misra.
- In an interview, Karol mentioned that his motivation in life is to assist all of the poor litigants for which he additionally adopted the strategies of reconciliation and mediation and proposed authorized clinics on the Panchayat degree.
- He’s identified for his humble conduct. In keeping with a media report, as soon as Karol saved the lifetime of a milkman who fainted after struggling a seizure within the Lakkar Bazaar of Shimla. Karol was passing by when he noticed him mendacity on the street and instantly obtained out of the automobile and requested his driver to take the person to the hospital.
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