President Pratibha Patil has transferred Justice Anil Ramesh Dave, Chief Justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court, to the Bombay High Court. He has been asked assume charge on or before February 15.

The collegium has recommended that Justice Nisar Ahmad Kakru of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court be promoted Chief Justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court.

Justice Barin Ghosh, Chief Justice of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court, is being shifted to the the Sikkim High Court, and Justice Aftab H. Saikia, Chief Justice of the Sikkim High Court, to the Jammu and Kashmir High Court.

Justice Jasti Chelameswar, Chief Justice of the Gauhati High Court who hails from Andhra Pradesh, is being shifted to the Kerala High Court. Justice V. Gopalagowda of the Karnataka High Court is being elevated Chief Justice of the Orissa High Court.

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