SC collegium recommends transfer of Orissa CJ Justice Muralidhar to Madras HC
September 29, 2022  23:59
The Supreme Court Collegium headed by Chief Justice Uday Umesh Lalit is learnt to have recommended to the Centre the transfer of Chief Justice of Orissa high court, Justice S Muralidhar, as the CJ of the Madras high court, sources said on Thursday. 

The collegium, which also comprised justices D Y Chandrachud and Sanjay Kishan Kaul, met on Wednesday to deliberate upon issues including the transfer of high court judges, the sources told PTI

In the meeting, the collegium resolved to transfer Justice Muralidhar in the same capacity to the Madras high court. 

The apex court collegium is likely to come up with a statement on it, they said. 

Justice Muralidhar, born on August 8, 1961, was enrolled as an advocate on September 12, 1984, practiced law in courts in Chennai, and later shifted to Delhi. 

Justice Muralidhar was initially appointed as a judge of the Delhi high court in May 2006. 

He was transferred to the Punjab and Haryana high court on March 6, 2020. -- PTI
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