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President Appoints Acting Chief Justices For Gujarat, Telangana, Sikkim, Karnataka High Courts

LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK
27 Aug 2021 11:41 AM GMT
President Appoints Acting Chief Justices For Gujarat, Telangana, Sikkim, Karnataka High Courts
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Exercising his powers conferred by Article 223 of the Constitution of India, the President has appointed the Acting Chief Justice for the High Courts of Telangana, Gujarat, Sikkim & Karnataka.These appointments have been made keeping in mind that the present Chief Justice of these four High Courts would be relinquishing the charge consequent to their appointment as Judges of the Supreme...

Exercising his powers conferred by Article 223 of the Constitution of India, the President has appointed the Acting Chief Justice for the High Courts of Telangana, Gujarat, Sikkim & Karnataka.

These appointments have been made keeping in mind that the present Chief Justice of these four High Courts would be relinquishing the charge consequent to their appointment as Judges of the Supreme Court of India.

Justice Satish Chandra Sharma, senior-most Judge of Karnataka High Court, will be performing the duties of the Chief Justice with effect from the date Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka relinquishes his post.

Justice Meenakshi Madan Rai, senior-most Judge of Sikkim High Court, will be stepping in place of Justice Jitendra Kumar Maheshwari.

Justice Mamidanna Satya Ratna Sri Ramachandra Rao, senior-most Judge of Telangana High Court, will be taking over after Justice Hima Kohli moves to the Supreme Court.

With regard to Gujarat High Court, Justice Vineet Kothari, will perform the duties of the office of the Chief Justice with effect from the date Justice Vikram Nath relinquishes the charge. Furthermore, Justice Rashmin Manharbhai Chhaya, will have to perform the duties of the Chief Justice with effect from 2nd September, 2021 consequent upon the retirement of Justice Kothari. 

The appointment notifications in this regard have been issued today.

Click here to Download the Notification for Gujarat High Court

Click here to Download the Notification for Telangana High Court

Click here to Download the Notification for Karnataka High Court

Click here to Download the Notification for Sikkim High Court





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