Trincomalee gets separate High Court

[TamilNet, Sunday, 15 August 2004, 16:18 GMT]
Mr.Anton Balasingham, currently Trincomalee District Judge, has been promoted as the first Judge of the newly established High Court of Trincomalee district. He is to preside over the inaugural sitting of the Trincomalee High Court Monday, legal sources said.

Till last week, the East High Court covered the districts of Batticaloa and Trincomalee on circuit basis with the one High Court Judge. From Monday, districts of Batticaloa and Trincomalee will have separate High Courts with separate judges. With the establishment of a high court in Trincomalee, eastern province will have three High Courts, in Amparai, Batticaloa and Trincomalee with separate judges from Monday, legal sources said.

Judge Balasingham joined the judicial service as a primary judge in 1983. He served as Additional Magistrate and Magistrate in Batticaloa, Mullaitivu and Jaffna. He was first appointed District Judge in Kalmunai. He was transferred to Trincomalee in the same capacity in 1994 till he was promoted High Court Judge last month, legal sources said

The President of Sri Lanka appointed Mr.Anton Balasingham as High Court Judge on July 14th. He was sworn in as HC Judge before the Chief Justice on August 10, legal sources added.


Latest 15 Reports
04.02.24 15:40   Photo
சியோனிசம் காணும் தோல்வி ஈழத்தமிழருக்குப் பலன் தரவல்ல படிமை மாற்றத்தின் அறிகுறி
24.04.22 05:44  
தீவின் நெருக்கடிச் சூழலில் ஈழத்தமிழர் தேசம் கடைப்பிடிக்கவேண்டிய நிலைப்பாடுகள்
09.04.22 14:44   Photo
குறிதவறும் ஈழத்தமிழர் தலைமைகளுக்கு வரலாறு தருகின்ற எச்சரிக்கை
21.01.22 07:24   Photo
ஈழத்தமிழர் தேசத்தின் தலைமைத்துவம் தேர்தல் அரசியற் கட்சிகளுக்கு அப்பாலானது
02.11.21 15:32   Photo
13 ஆம் சட்டத்திருத்தத்தால் கட்டமைக்கப்பட்ட இன அழிப்பை எதிர்கொள்ள முடியுமா?
15.09.21 08:19  
English version not available
17.05.21 19:23   Photo
Ananthi blames war criminal Silva for blocking collective memorial at Mu'l'livaaykkaal
09.04.21 14:46  
English version not available
23.03.21 12:41   Photo
No focus on Tamil genocide, geopolitics gets played out in Geneva in favour of QUAD formation
21.03.21 13:34   Photo
Navi Pillay explains ‘human rights’ limitations in Geneva on Tamil genocide
15.03.21 20:36   Photo
Deceived Tamil activists in UK falsely claimed ‘substantial changes’ to Zero draft
09.03.21 21:34   Photo
UK repeatedly wronged Tamils says hunger-striker, demands genocide justice
26.02.21 11:53   Photo
Tamils witness false dilemma in Geneva as geopolitical formations pit against each other
19.02.21 14:02   Photo
UK not prepared to push for ICC option in new UNHRC Resolution
07.02.21 23:16   Photo
Unprecedented P2P uprising paves the way for rights-oriented politics of Tamils and Muslims
Find this article at: