30 August 2019
Bhubaneswar: The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended new Chief Justices for Eight High Courts. Among them is the name of Odisha's Justice Ranjit Mahanty as Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court.
A native of Cuttack, Justice Mohanty was elevated as Judge of the Orissa High Court on 30th March, 2006. He took oath as a Judge of the Bombay High Court on 14th November, 2018.
The other recommendations are:
Justice Vikram Nath as Chief Justice in Gujarat High Court
Justice HK Maheshawri as Chief Justice in Andhra Pradesh High Court
Justice Ajai Lamba as Chief Justice in Gauhati High Court.
Justice Ravi Shankar Jha as Chief Justice in Punjab & Haryana High Court.
Justice L Narayana Swamy as Chief Justice in Himachal Pradesh High Court.
Justice S Manikumar as Chief Justice in Kerala High Court.
Justice Arup Kumar Goswami as Chief Justice in Sikkim High Court.