Justice Ranjit Singh Narula

    Justice Narula
    • Designation: Former Governor
    • Duration: 27/03/1976 to 13/08/1976

    Born on 3rd November, 1915, Justice Narula received his education at Khalsa School, Nankana Saheb; DAV College, Lahore; Foreman Christian College, Lahore and University Law College, Lahore. He enrolled as an Advocate at Lahore High Court in 1942 and as an Agent of the Federal Court in 1943. He was appointed as the Official Defence Counsel for the accused at the Secret Trial of Enemy Agents and I.N.A. Personnel under the Enemy Agents Ordinance, 1944-46. He enrolled as an Advocate at the Supreme Court of India in 1952. He was the President, Delhi High Court Bar Association in 1963-64 and the Chairman of the Bar Council, Delhi in 1964-65. As an Advocate he handled work of Civil and Criminal nature. He was appointed as an Additional Judge, Punjab High Court in 1965, and as the Chief Justice of the Punjab and Haryana High Court, in 1974. He was appointed as the Acting Governor for the State of Haryana from 27th March 1976 to 14 August 1976.