The Union government has effected a major reshuffle in the third pillar of democracy, the Judiciary, by notifying transfer of 15 judges across 11 High Courts of the country.
The Supreme Court Collegium had made the recommendation to the Central government about 15 days back. The highest four judges have been transferred from the Allahabad High Court. Out of these, two have been posted to the Delhi High Court, while one each has been moved to the Madhya Pradesh and the Andhra Pradesh High Court.
As per the list, which was posted on the website of the Department of Justice (DoJ) on Tuesday, Justice Jaswant Singh of Punjab and Haryana High Court has been transferred to the Orissa High Court, while Justice Sabina of the Rajasthan High Court has been sent to the Himachal Pradesh High Court.
Justice Sanjaya Kumar Mishra of Orissa High Court has been moved to Uttarakhand High Court and Justice Manindra Mohan Shrivastava of Chhattisgarh High Court has been shifted to Rajasthan High Court.
Justice Ahsanuddin Amanullah of Patna High Court has been transferred to Andhra Pradesh High Court, while Justice Ujjal Bhuyan of Bombay High Court has been sent to the Telangana High Court.
The list, also available at the Law Ministry’s official Twitter handle, said Justice A.M. Badar of Kerala High Court has been transferred to Patna High Court, while Calcutta High Court’s Justice Arindam Sinha has been sent to Orissa High Court.
Gujarat High Court’s Justice Paresh R. Upadhyay stands transferred to Madras High Court, while Justice M.S.S. Ramachandra Rao of Telangana High Court has been sent to Punjab and Haryana High Court.
Justices Yashwant Varma, Vivek Agarwal, Chandra Dhari Singh and Ravi Nath Tilhari of Allahabad High Court have been moved to Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi and Andhra Pradesh High Courts, respectively.
Justice Anoop Chitkara of Himachal Pradesh High Court has been sent to the Punjab and Haryana High Court.Transfer-Order-of-Smt.-Justice-Sabina-Judge-of-the-Rajasthan-HC-as-a-Judge-of-the-HP-HC-05.10.2021