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Justice TB Radhakrishnan appointed CJ of Andhra Pradesh & Telangana High Court, Justice AK Tripathi New CJ of Chhattisgarh HC

Team SoOLEGAL 2 Jul 2018 11:00am

Justice TB Radhakrishnan appointed CJ of Andhra Pradesh & Telangana High Court, Justice AK Tripathi New CJ of Chhattisgarh HC

The Central Government on Sunday notified the appointment of Chief Justices for Telangana & the Andhra Pradesh High Court and Chhattisgarh High Court.

Justice Thottathil B Radhakrishnan, who is currently serving as the Chief Justice of Chhattisgarh HC, will take charge as the CJ for Telangana & Andhra Pradesh HC on or before July 16, 2018.

Justice Radhakrishnan enrolled at the Bar in 1983 prior to being elevated as the judge of Kerala HC. He then served as acting Chief Justice of Kerala HC consequently for two times in a row – from May 13, 2016 to August 1, 2016 and from February 16, 2017 till March 2017.

The Collegium had recommended the appointment of Justice Radhakrishnan for the post of the Chief Justice of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh HC in January this year.

And after taking note of the fact that the office of CJ of Chhattisgarh HC would be vacant following the transfer of Justice Radhakrishnan, the Collegium proposed the name of Justice AK Tripathi of the Patna High Court for appointment as CJ of Chhattisgarh HC.

Justice Tripathi was sworn in as the Additional Judge of the Patna HC on October 9, 2006 and was made a permanent judge on November 2007. Also, he is a member of the Academic Council for National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore and a special invitee of the Bar Council of India’s Education Committee.

Tagged: Central Government   Appointment of Judges   Chief Justice   Chhatisgarh High Court   Patna High Court  
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