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Supreme Court collegium recommends new Chief Justices for 13 High Courts by transfer or elevation

Eight names of CJs have been recommended to the Centre including acting Calcutta High Court CJ, Justice Rajesh Bindal, for elevation and transfer of five sitting CJs to other high courts.

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New Delhi, First Published Sep 21, 2021, 3:29 PM IST
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The Supreme Court collegium headed by CJI N V Ramana has recommended that thirteen high courts in the country will get new Chief Justices (CJs).

Eight names of CJs have been recommended to the Centre including acting Calcutta High Court CJ, Justice Rajesh Bindal, for elevation and transfer of five sitting CJs to other high courts.

The collegium’s decisions, reported earlier by PTI, were uploaded on the apex court's website on Tuesday.

"The Supreme Court Collegium in its meeting held on 16th September 2021 has recommended elevation of Judges as Chief Justices of the High Courts, as mentioned...," the apex court's statement said.

Here’s the list of Chief Justices recommended for transfer to other High Court are:

Justice Rajesh Bindal – Allahabad

Justice Akil Kureshi – Rajasthan

Justice Prakash Shrivastava – Calcutta

Justice Satish Chandra Sharma – Telangana

Justice Ranjit V More – Meghalaya

Justice PK Mishra - Andhra Pradesh

Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi – Karnataka

Justice Aravind Kumar – Gujarat

Justice RV Malimath - Madhya Pradesh

Chief Justices recommended for transfer to other High Court are:

Justice Indrajit Mahanty - Rajasthan to Tripura

Justice Arup Kumar Goswami - Andhra Pradesh to Chhattisgarh

Justice Mohammad Rafiq - Madhya Pradesh to Himachal Pradesh

Justice Biswanath Somadder - Meghalaya to Sikkim

Justice Akil Kureshi - Tripura to Rajasthan

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