SC Collegium: SC collegium recommends chief justices for Uttarakhand, Orissa and Meghalaya high courts | India News

NEW DELHI: The SC collegium, led by CJI D Y Chandrachud, on Thursday beneficial to the Union authorities names of judges for appointment as chief justices of the HCs in Uttarakhand, Odisha and Meghalaya.
The collegium, additionally comprising Justices Sanjay Ok Kaul and Sanjiv Khanna, beneficial appointment of Punjab and Haryana HC‘s Justice Ritu Bahri as chief justice of Uttarakhand HC, a submit that fell vacant on October 26 on retirement of Justice Vipin Sanghi.Justice Bahri would be the second lady CJ among the many male-dominated 25 HCs.
She was appointed as a choose of the Punjab and Haryana HC on August 16, 2010, and is the senior-most choose there at current. Earlier than appointment as a HC choose, she had practised in the identical HC since her enrolment as advocate in 1986.
The collegium beneficial appointment of Justice Chakradhari Sharan Singh, most senior choose of the Patna HC, because the CJ of Orissa HC, a submit that fell vacant with retirement of Justice Subhasis Talapatra on October 3. Justice Singh was appointed as a choose of the Patna HC on April 5, 2012. He had been practising in that HC since 1990.
It beneficial appointment of Madras HC’s Justice S Vaidyanathan because the CJ of Meghalaya HC, a submit which fell vacant on retirement of Justice Sanjib Banerjee on November 1. Justice Vaidyanathan was appointed as a choose of Madras HC on October 25, 2013.

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