New Delhi:8 High Courts including Calcutta High Court have got new Chief Justice.At the same time, the Chief Justice of 5 High Courts has been transferred.President Ram Nath Kovind, after consultation with the Chief Justice of India, made these 8 High Court judges Chief Justice, while 5 Chief Justices were transferred.
It was told on Saturday that Rajesh Bindal, acting Chief Justice of the Calcutta High Court, has been appointed as the Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court.At the same time, Meghalaya High Court Judge Ranjit V More has been appointed as the Chief Justice of Meghalaya.
Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court Satish Chandra Sharma has been made Chief Justice of Telangana High Court, and Justice Prakash Srivastava of Madhya Pradesh High Court has been made Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court.Himachal Pradesh Chief Justice RV Malimath will now be the Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh, while Allahabad High Court Judge Ritu Raj Awasthi has been appointed as the Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court.
Karnataka High Court judge Arvind Kumar has been appointed as the Chief Justice of Gujarat High Court, while Chhattisgarh High Court judge Prashant Kumar Mishra has been appointed as the Andhra Pradesh High Court judge.
Transfer of Chief Justices of 5 High Courts
The President has also transferred 5 Chief Justices.Chief Justice of Tripura High Court AA Qureshi has been made Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court, then Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court Inderjit Mahanti will now be Chief Justice of Tripura.
Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh Mohammad Rafiq has been made Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh, Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court Vishwanath Samaddar has been made Chief Justice of Sikkim High Court and Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court AK Goswami has been made Chief Justice of Chhattisgarh High Court.