Justice Patel likely to become next Delhi HC Chief Justice
| Tuesday | 14th May, 2019
AdvertisingChief Justice Rajendra Menon, who was sworn in as the Chief Justice of Delhi High Court on August 9, 2018, is due to retire on June 7.
The three-member Supreme Court Collegium has recommended the appointment of Justice D N Patel as the next Chief Justice of Delhi High Court, in view of the fact that the current Chief Justice Rajendra Menon’s retirement is due in June this year.
Justice Patel was thereafter transferred to the Jharkhand High Court in February 2009.
AdvertisingAs per May 10 resolution, a three-member collegium headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi informed the Centre that “the office of the Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court would be falling vacant shortly, consequent upon retirement of Mr Justice Rajendra Menon”.
“Having regard to all relevant factors, the Collegium is of the considered view that Mr Justice D N Patel is suitable in all respects for being appointed as Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court.
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