Two Chief Justices for High Courts: The central government announced the appointment of two judges as chief justices of the high courts in Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh, and Karnataka. It also announced the transfer of the chief justice of the J&K high court to the Rajasthan high court. Notifications were released by the law ministry’s Department of Justice, in this regard.
Two Chief Justices for High Courts: Key Points
Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court
- According to the Constitution’s provisions, Justice Prasanna B. Varale has been named the Karnataka High Court’s Chief Justice.
Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court
- Justice AM Magrey has been named the Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.
Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court
- Justice Pankaj Mithal has been appointed Chief Justice of the Rajasthan High Court, according to Kiran Rijiju.
- The Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court, Justice Prasanna B. Varale, and the Chief Justice of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey, were both recommended for elevation by the Supreme Court collegium during its meeting on September 28.
- The collegium suggested in another statement that Justice Pankaj Mithal be transferred from the Jammu and Kashmir High Court to the Rajasthan High Court.
Important Takeaways for All Competitive Exams:
- Union Minister of Law and Justice: Kiren Rijiju
- Chief Minister of Rajasthan: Ashok Gehlot
- Chief Minister of Karnataka: Basavaraj Bommai
- Governor of J&K: Manoj Sinha
- Governor of Ladakh: Radha Krishna Mathur