7 judges of different High Courts of the country were transferred on Monday. This is the second time in the last one week that High Court judges have been transferred. Earlier, on October 5, 15 judges of 11 high courts were transferred. The transfers were recommended by the Supreme Court collegium last month.
The Law Department of the Ministry of Law has shared the list of transfers. Justice Ranjan Gupta of Punjab and Haryana High Court has been sent to Patna High Court. Justice T.S. Sivagananam has been sent from Madras High Court to Calcutta High Court.
Similarly, Justice Sureshwar Thakur of Himachal Pradesh High Court has been sent to Punjab and Haryana High Court. Karnataka High Court Justice P.B. Baijantri and Justice Sanjeev Prakash Sharma of the Rajasthan High Court have been sent to the Patna High Court.
Justice T. Amarnath Goud of Telangana High Court has been transferred to Tripura High Court and Justice Subhash Chandra of Allahabad High Court to Jharkhand High Court. Due to these transfers, Patna High Court has got 3 new judges.