SC collegium recommends transfer of 17 HC Judges

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended the transfer of seventeen judges across High Courts in India.

The Judges proposed for transfer are: Justice Sabina – Rajasthan High Court to Himachal Pradesh High Court, Justice AM Badar – Kerala High Court to Patna High Court, Justice Vivek Agarwal – Allahabad High Court to Madhya Pradesh High Court, Justice Ravi Nath Tilhari – Allahabad High Court to Andhra Pradesh High Court, Justice Chandra Dhari Singh – Allahabad High Court to Delhi High Court, Justice Anoop Chitkara – Himachal Pradesh High Court to Punjab and Haryana High Court, Justice Yashwant Varma – Allahabad High Court to Delhi High Court, Justice TS Sivagnanam – Madras High Court to Calcutta High Court, Justice Manindra Mohan Shrivastava – Chattisgarh High Court to Rajasthan High Court, Justice Arindam Sinha – Calcutta High Court to Orissa High Court, Justice Ujjal Bhuyan – Bombay High Court to Telangana High Court, Justice Jaswant Singh – Punjab and Haryana High Court to Orissa High Court, Justice MSS Ramachandra Rao – Telangana High Court to Punjab and Haryana High Court, Justice Ahsanuddin Amanullah – Patna High Court to Andhra Pradesh High Court, Justice Sanjaya Kumar Mishra – Orissa High Court to Uttarakhand High Court, Justice Soumen Sen – Calcutta High Court to Orissa High Court, Justice Paresh R Upadhyay – Gujarat High Court to Madras High Court.

Recently, in the biggest ever single-stroke reshuffle in constitutional courts, the Supreme Court Collegium led by Chief Justice of India N V Ramana on Friday recommended appointment of eight High Court judges as Chief Justices of various HCs and transferred five HC chief justices as head of other HCs, thus taking steps to put in place new chief justices in 13 States.

 

NT Bureau