Acting chief justices were today appointed to Uttarakhand, Madras, Orissa and Bombay high courts after top judges from these courts were either elevated to the Supreme Court or made chief justices of other high courts.
According to Law Ministry notification, Justice Rajeev Sharma, senor-most judge of the Uttarakhand HC, will be the acting chief justice after chief justice of the court K M Joseph was elevated to the Supreme Court last week.
Justice K S Jhaveri of the Rajasthan HC has been appointed as the chief justice of the Orissa HC after incumbent Justice Vineet Saran was elevated to the top court. Till justice Jhaveri takes over, Justice Indrajit Mahanty, the senior-most judge there, will be the acting chief justice.
Justice Tahilramani is at present the acting chief justice of the Bombay HC. She takes over as the Madras HC chief justice after incumbent Indira Banerjee was elevated as a judge of the Supreme Court.
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