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Chief Justices of eight High Courts appointed by the President of India

President Ram Nath Kovind has approved the appointment of Chief Justices to eight High Courts in the country on 09 October 2021. The President also approved transfer of five Chief Justices to different High Courts.

Chief Justices of eight High Courts:

» Rajesh Bindal, Acting Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court has been appointed as the Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court.

» Ranjit V More has been appointed as the Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court.

» Satish Chandra Sharma, the incumbent Acting Chief Justice of Karnataka, has been appointed as the Chief Justice of Telangana.

» Prakash Shrivastava has been appointed as the Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court.

» RV Malimath, the Acting Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh, has been appointed as the Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court.

» Ritu Raj Awasthi has been appointed as Chief Justice of Karantaka High Court.

» Aravind Kumar of Karnataka High Court has been appointed as Chief Justice of Gujarat High Court.

» Prashant Kumar Mishra has been appointed as the Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court.

Five Chief Justices transferred:

» Justice A A Kureshi, chief justice of the Tripura High Court has been transferred as chief justice of the Rajasthan High Court.

» Justice Indrajit Mahanty, heading the Rajasthan High Court has been posted as chief justice of the Tripura High Court.

» Justice Mohammed Rafiq, heading the Madhya Pradesh High Court has been sent to Himachal Pradesh High Court as its new chief justice.

» Justice Biswanath Somadder heading the Meghalaya High Court has been posted as chief justice of the Sikkim High Court.

» Justice A K Goswami, heading the Andhra Pradesh High Court has been sent to head the Chhattisgarh High Court.

Source: ET & Other News Reports

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