SC Collegium Recommends Re -Transfer Of Justice Pramath Patnaik From Jharkhand High Court To Orissa High Court

12 January 2019


Bhubaneswar: The Collegium of Supreme Court of India, comprising Chief Justice of India (CJI) Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justice A.K. Sikri, Justice S.A. Bobde, Justice N.V. Ramana and Justice Arun Mishra.

The Collegium has recommended this with reference to the representation of Mr Justice Pramath Patnaik, Judge, Jharkhand High Court for re-transfer to Orissa High Court.

As per the letter of the Collegium, “Mr Justice Pramath Patnaik, hails from Orissa High Court and, on transfer, has been serving since 22nd December, 2014 in Jharkhand High Court. Vide representation dated 19th November 2018, the learned Judge, for the reasons mentioned therein, has requested for re-transfer to Orissa High Court.”

“The Collegium, acceding to his request, resolves to recommend that Mr Justice Pramath Patnaik, Judge, Jharkhand High Court, be re-transferred, in the interest of better administration of justice, to Orissa High Court,” further mentions.

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