05 October 2019
Bhubaneswar: The Supreme Court Collegium on Friday recommended elevation of Sessions Judge Bibhu Prasad Routray and Advocate Sanjeeb Kumar Panigrahi as Judges of the Orissa High Court.
Justice Kalpesh Satyendra Jhaveri, the Chief Justice of the Orissa High Court, in consultation with his two senior-most colleagues had suggested names of nine advocates and four judicial officers to the Collegium on May 7 this year.
Apart from the two mention elevations, the consideration of Advocate Savitri Ratho has been deferred.
Panigrahi conducts cases on behalf of the Odisha Government. Routray was the first District Judge of Nabrangpur and is currently posted at Berhampur.