Hakim Ishtiaq Hussain

(09.04.1954 – 06.03.2012)

Born on 9th April, 1954, Mr. Hakim Ishtiaq did his graduation from S. P. College, Srinagar. He did his LL.B. from Lucknow University in the year 1979 and was enrolled as Advocate in the Delhi High Court in 1980.

He practiced in the State of Jammu & Kashmir and appeared before various courts including the High Court.

He worked as Additional Public Prosecutor and Governement Advocate. He was appointed as Additional Advocate General in the year 2003. He also represented various departments and Institutions like General Administration Department, Government of J&K, University of Kashmir, J&K State Board of School Education, etc

In view of his outstanding contribution in the field of law, he was designated as Senior Advocate by the High Court of J&K in the year 2008.

Being one of the best legal minds in the State, he has authored many books on various subjects of law like J&K Criminal Procedure Code, J&K Civil Procedure Code, Manual of State & Central Laws, Preventive Detention, Court Fees & Suits Valuation, etc.

He was the founder editor of Srinagar Law Journal which was started in the year 1979.

He passed away on 06th March, 2012 at Delhi and was laid to rest at Hassanabad, Srinagar on 07th March, 2012.