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SC collegium recommends four chief justices for HCs

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The collegium headed by has recommended appointment of chief justices in four high courts -- Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, and Telangana.

Currently, Andhra Pradesh, and Telangana high courts have justices, out of the 25 high courts in the country. On May 10, the passed a series of resolutions on the appintments.

The collegium, comprising Bobde and N.V. Ramana, appointed justice D.N. Patel, who is originally from High Court and currently in the Jharkhand High Court, as of the High Court. The serving of the High Court, Justice Rajendra Menon, is scheduled to retire in June 2019.

Justice R.S. Chauhan, a senior from the and currently serving as a of the Telangana High Court, has been recommended for appointment as the Chief Justice of

The collegium also recommended Justice A.A. Kureshi, a from the High Court and currently serving at the Bombay High Court, as the next Chief Justice of High Court.

Justice V Ramasubramanian, currently serving in the Telangana High Court, has been appointed as Chief Justice of High Court. He will replace Justice Surya Kant, who has been recommended for elevation to the

The collegium also received five recommendations from High Court, for the appointment of at the court. It appointed two advocates, and Vishal Mishra, as of the high court, and remitted the remaining three candidatures.



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First Published: Mon, May 13 2019. 19:12 IST