The Central Government on Thursday notified the appointment of Dr. Justice S. Muralidhar as the Chief Justice of Orissa High Court, Justice Hima Kohli as the Chief Justice of Telangana High Court and Justice Sanjib Banerjee as the Chief Justice of Madras High Court.
President Ram Nath Kovind has given his assent to the appointments.
The Supreme Court Collegium had earlier this month recommended the names of Justice Hima Kohli, Judge, Delhi High Court as Chief Justice of Telangana High Court and Justice S. Muralidhar, Judge, Punjab and Haryana High Court as Chief Justice of the Orissa High Court, and Justice Sanjib Banerjee, Judge of the Calcutta High Court as the Chief Justice of the Madras High Court.
The Supreme Court Collegium is headed by Chief Justice S. A. Bobde and presided by other top-four judges of the Apex Court. The four judges are Justice N. V. Ramana, Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman, Justice Uday Umesh Lalit, and Justice Ajay Manikrao Khanwilkar.Orders-of-appointment-of-Dr-Justice-S-Muralidhar-Judge-P-H-HC-to-be-CJ-Orissa-HC-31-12-2020-