Cuttack: The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended senior lawyer Savitri Ratho as a judge of the Orissa High Court (HC).
As per a statement issued by the apex court collegium, Ratho’s name for her elevation as a Judge of the Orissa HC was approved in a meeting held on January 22.
“The Supreme Court Collegium in its meeting held on January 22, after taking into consideration the material on record, has approved the proposal for elevation of Ms Savitri Ratho, Advocate as Judge of the Orissa High Court,” reads the statement.
It is pertinent to mention here that, Ratho, daughter of former DGP Prafulla Ratho, is the third woman to become a Judge of the Orissa HC after Justice Amiya Kumari Padhi and Justice Sanju Panda.
Earlier, on October 3, the collegium had deferred the proposal for Ratho’s elevation as the HC judge.