Government notifies transfer of judges to Allahabad HC, Orissa HC [Read Notifications]

Bar & Bench January 30 2019
Justice S Venkatanarayana Bhatti

The Central Government has notified the transfer of two High Court judges today. Madhya Pradesh High Court judge, Justice Pankaj Kumar Jaiswal has been transferred to the Allahabad High Court. Another notification intimates that Jharkhand High Court judge, Justice Pramath Patnaik has been transferred to the Orissa High Court.

Both judges are to assume charge of their office by February 13.

The notifications issued today state as follows,

"In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of Article 222 of the Constitution of India, the President, after consultation with the Chief Justice of India is pleased to transfer Shri Justice Pankaj Kumar Jaiswal, Judge of the Madhya Pradesh High Court, as a Judge of the Allahabad High Court and to direct him to assume charges his office in the Allahabad High Court on or before 13th February, 2019."

"In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of the Article 222 of the Constitution of India, the President, after consultation with the Chief Justice of India, is pleased tot transfer Shri Justice Pramath Patnaik, Judge of the Jharkhand High Court, as a Judge of the Orissa High Court and to direct him to assume charge of his office in the Orissa High Court on or before 13th February, 2019."

Read the Notifications:

Transfer orders -Jan 30, 2019