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SC collegium recommends Justice V Ramasubramanian as CJ of Himachal HC

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Justice V Ramasubramanian, the senior-most of the Madras High Court, has been elevated as the of Himachal Pradesh High Court, according to a resolution passed by the collegium.

The collegium, headed by of India Ranjan Gogoi, passed the resolution on May 10.

In its resolution, the collegium said, "The office of the of the would be falling vacant, very shortly consequent upon elevation of Justice Surya Kant, Chief Justice of that High Court, to the Supreme Court, in terms of a recommendation made by the collegium on May 8."

Therefore, appointment to that office is required to be made, the SC said.

Justice V Ramasubramanian, the senior-most from Madras High Court, is functioning on transfer in

Having regard to all relevant factors, the collegium is of the considered view that Justice V is suitable in all respects for being appointed as Chief Justice of the Himachal Pradesh High Court, it said.

While making the above recommendation, the collegium has also taken into consideration the fact that at present there is only one Chief Justice from the

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First Published: Mon, May 13 2019. 16:11 IST