Two developments in higher judiciary are concerning the top court and high courts on Tuesday,First,CJI U U Lalit has recommended the second most senior judge of the Supreme Court Dhananjaya Yashwant Chandrachud as his successor.

This means that if the Centre accepts CJI U U Lalit’s recommendation,Justice Chandrachud will be the 50th Chief Justice of India on November 9, a day after CJI U U Lalit retires on November 8 for two years till November 10,2024.

Two, Justice P B Varale of the Bombay High Court was promoted as Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court. And Justice Pankaj Mithal was transferred to the Rajasthan High Court as Chief Justice.

More, Chief Justice of Karnataka HC & Justice AM Magrey as Chief Justice of J&K & Ladakh HC. This information was provided by Law Minister Kiren Rijiju through his tweet.


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