The Centre on Sunday notified the appointment of Chief Justices for Telangana & Andhra Pradesh High Court and Chhattisgarh High Court.
The notification confirms the long-standing recommendation to appoint Justice T.B. Radhakrishnan as the Chief Justice of Telangana & Andhra Pradesh High Court, and Justice Ajay Kumar Tripathi as the Chief Justice of Chhattisgarh high Court.
Justice Radhakrishnan, the present Chief Justice of Chattisgharh High Court will take charge as the Chief Justice for Telangana & Andhra Pradesh High Court on or before 16th July,2018
The Collegium had, way back in January, recommended the appointment of Justice Radhakrishnan, who is currently the Chief Justice for Chhattisgarh High Court. In the resolution for appointment of Justice Tripathi, which was issued the same day, the Collegium had taken note of the fact that the office of the Chief Justice of Chhattisgarh High Court would be falling vacant consequent to the transfer of Justice Radhakrishnan to the Telangana and Andhra Pradesh High Court.
The Collegium had then noted that Justice Tripathi is the senior-most Judge from Patna High Court and has been serving in that High Court since his elevation on 9 October, 2006. It had thereafter resolved, “Having regard to all relevant factors, the Collegium finds Mr. Justice Ajay Kumar Tripathi suitable in all respects for being appointed as Chief Justice of the Chhattisgarh High Court. The Collegium resolves to recommend accordingly.”
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