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Six high courts get new chief justices, likely to take office soon

New chief justices were appointed to six high courts on Sunday including to the Delhi HC

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High Court | Delhi High Court | SC Collegium

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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Their names were recommended by the Supreme Court collegium last month. They are likely to assume their new charge in the coming days.

New chief justices were appointed to six high courts on Sunday including to the Delhi HC.

The Department of Justice in the Union Law Ministry tweeted about these appointments.

While five HC judges were elevated as chief justices, the of the Telangana High Court, Justice Satish Chandra Sharma, was transferred to the Delhi in the same capacity.

Justice Vipin Sanghi from the Delhi was appointed as the of the Uttarakhand . Similarly, Justice Amjad A Sayed of the Bombay High Court was made of the Himachal Pradesh High Court.

Justice S S Shinde of the Bombay High Court was appointed as the chief justice of the Rajasthan High Court. Justice Rashmin M Chhaya from the Gujarat High Court was elevated as the chief justice of the Gauhati High Court.

Justice Ujjal Bhuyan, who is currently a judge in Telangana High Court, was elevated as chief justice there. His parent high court is Gauhati.

The had been without a regular chief justice after Justice D N Patel retired and Justice Sanghi had been the acting CJ since March 13.

Their names were recommended by the Supreme Court collegium last month. They are likely to assume their new charge in the coming days.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Mon, June 20 2022. 07:59 IST
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