The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended the transfer of Justice Nikhil S Kariel and Justice A Abhishek Reddy to the Patna High Court..The decision was taken at a meeting of the Collegium headed by Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud on Wednesday..Justice Kariel, a judge of the Gujarat High Court was born on May 9, 1974. He enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council of Gujarat in the year 1998 and practiced in the areas of service law, civil and criminal laws. He was elevated as judge of the Gujarat High Court on October 4, 2020. .Justice Reddy is currently a judge of Telangana High Court. He enrolled as an advocate in July, 1990 and was made a High Court judge on August 26, 2019. .As on November 1, the Patna High Court which has a sanctioned strength of 53 judges is working with 34 judges, a vacancy position of 19.