Centre appoints Chief Justices of Karnataka, Jammu and Kashmir and Rajasthan high courts

Current Affairs

  • The central government on Tuesday elevated two high court judges while notifying new chief justices of Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, and Rajasthan high courts.
  • Justice PB Varale has been elevated as chief justice of Karnataka High Court and justice Ali Mohammad Magrey as chief justice of J&K High Court.
  • Justice Pankaj Mithal, sitting Chief Justice of J&K High Court, has been transferred to Rajasthan High Court as chief justice.
  • Justice P B Varale of the Bombay HC has been appointed Chief Justice of the Karnataka HC. The HC has had an Acting Chief Justice since July.
  • Justice Pankaj Mithal, who was the Chief Justice of the Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh HC, has now been appointed Chief Justice of the Rajasthan HC.

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