SC Collegium recommends appointment of new Odisha HC Chief Justice

Cuttack: The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended transfer of Justice Mohammad Rafiq, present Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court, to the Orissa High Court.

A recommendation in this regard was made by the Collegium on April 18, an official statement said.

Notably, the Orissa High Court has been functioning under Acting Chief Justice Sanju Panda since January 5, 2020 after the retirement of Justice KS Jhaveri.

Justice Rafiq was appointed as Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court in in November, 2019.

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