Justice Magray appointed as Chief Justice of J&K, Ladakh High Court
Srinagar,,11-Oct; The President of India on Tuesday notified the elevation of Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey as Chief Justice of the Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh High Court, Also, the president ordered transfer of incumbent Chief Justice Pankaj Mithal High Court of Rajasthan.
“In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of Article 217 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint Justice Ali Mohd Magrey, Judge of the High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh to be Chief Justice of the High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh, with effect from the date he assumes charge of his office,” reads a notification issued by Rajinder Kashyap, Additional Secretary to the Government of India.
Similarly,a separate notification reads that in exercise of the power conferred by clause (1) of Article 222 of the Constitution of India, the President, after consultation with the Chief Justice of India, ordered transfer of Justice Pankaj Mithal as the Chief Justice of the High Court of Rajasthan. Justice Mithal has been directed to assume charge of the office of the Chief Justice of the High Court of Rajasthan.