Justice Mathur Assumes Charge as Chairperson of the Armed Forces Tribunal
Mr. Justice Ashok Kumar Mathur, a retired judge of the Supreme Court has assumed the charge as First Chairperson of the Armed Forces Tribunal. His tenure will be for a period of four years.
Born on August 07, 1943, Justice Mathur was enrolled as an advocate of the Rajasthan High Court in 1967. He served as Assistant Government Advocate and Deputy Government Advocate and later as Government Advocate of Jodhpur from 1969 to 1978. He was appointed as Additional Advocate General of Rajasthan in 1981. Justice Mathur became Additional Judge of Rajasthan High Court in 1985 and Permanent Judge of the same court in 1986. He transferred to the Madhya Pradesh High Court in 1994 and was appointed as Chief Justice of the same court in 1996. Justice Mathur was transferred to Calcutta High Court in 1999.
Mr. Justice Ashok Kumar Mathur was elevated as Judge of the Supreme Court of India on June 07, 2004 and retired from there on 06th of this month.