[BREAKING] Centre notifies new Chief Justices for 8 High Courts, transfer of 5 others

The Supreme Court Collegium had recommended their transfer on September 16.
[BREAKING] Centre notifies new Chief Justices for 8 High Courts, transfer of 5 others
High Court Chief Justices

The Central government has notified the appointment of new Chief Justices for 13 High Courts across the country.

While five of those are Chief Justices who will be transferred from other High Courts, eight are puisne judges who will be elevated as Chief Justices.

The Chief Justices recommended for transfer to other High Courts are:

1. Justice Akil Kureshi - Tripura to Rajasthan

2. Justice Indrajit Mahanty - Rajasthan to Tripura

3. Justice Mohammad Rafiq - Madhya Pradesh to Himachal Pradesh

4. Justice Arup Kumar Goswami - Andhra Pradesh to Chhattisgarh

5. Justice Biswanath Somadder - Meghalaya to Sikkim

The eight puisine judges recommended for appointment to various High Courts as Chief Justices are:

1. Justice Rajesh Bindal - Allahabad

2. Justice Prakash Shrivastava - Calcutta

3. Justice PK Mishra - Andhra Pradesh

4. Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi - Karnataka

5. Justice Satish Chandra Sharma - Telangana

6. Justice Aravind Kumar - Gujarat

7. Justice RV Malimath - Madhya Pradesh

8. Justice Ranjit V More - Meghalaya

The Supreme Court Collegium had recommended their transfer on September 16.

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