Published on: June 20, 2022 at 17:30 IST
On Sunday, the Central Government notified the appointment of Telangana High Court Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma as the new Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court.
“In exercise of the power conferred by clause (1) of Article 222 of the Indian Constitution, the President is pleased to transfer Justice Satish Chandra Sharma, Chief Justice, Telangana High Court, as the Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court and to direct him to assume charge of the office of the Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court,” notification read.
In a resolution passed on May 17, 2022, the Supreme Court collegium led by Chief Justice of India NV Ramana recommended his transfer.
On January 18, 2008, Justice Sharma, who is currently the Chief Justice of the Telangana High Court, was appointed as a Judge of the Madhya Pradesh High Court.
He was then appointed as a permanent Judge on January 15, 2010. Later, Justice Sharma was transferred to the Karnataka High Court, where he eventually took over as Acting Chief Justice on August 31, 2021.
The Judge was sworn in as the Chief Justice of the Telangana High Court on October 11, 2021.
Meanwhile, Justice Vipin Sanghi, the acting Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court, has been appointed Chief Justice of the Uttarakhand High Court, and Telangana High Court Judge Ujjal Bhuyan appointed as the next Chief Justice of the Telangana High Court.
Amjad Ahtesham Sayed of the Bombay High Court has been appointed as Chief Justice of the Himachal Pradesh High Court, and Shinde Sambhaji Shiwaji of the Bombay High Court has been appointed as Chief Justice of the Rajasthan High Court.
Rashmin Marrbhai Chhaya, a Gujarat High Court Judge, will be appointed as the new Chief Justice of the Gauhati High Court.