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Dinakaran shifted to Sikkim High Court

By The Assam Tribune

NEW DELHI, July 30 (PTI) - Controversial Karnataka High Court Chief Justice PD Dinakaran, facing impeachment in Parliament following allegations of corruption, was today shifted to Sikkim.

A Law Ministry notification said the decision was taken by President Pratibha Patil after consultation with Chief Justice of India SH Kapadia. Justice Dinakaran has been directed to assume charge as Sikkim High Court Chief Justice on or before August 13.

Consequently, Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Kheher (57) will take over as Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court on or before August 13.

Sikkim High Court Chief Justice Barin Ghosh (58) will replace Justice Kheher in the Uttarakhand High Court on or before August 13.

Justice Dinakaran (60) was recommended for elevation as a Supreme Court judge by the apex court's Collegium in August, 2009.

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Dinakaran shifted to Sikkim High Court

NEW DELHI, July 30 (PTI) - Controversial Karnataka High Court Chief Justice PD Dinakaran, facing impeachment in Parliament following allegations of corruption, was today shifted to Sikkim.

A Law Ministry notification said the decision was taken by President Pratibha Patil after consultation with Chief Justice of India SH Kapadia. Justice Dinakaran has been directed to assume charge as Sikkim High Court Chief Justice on or before August 13.

Consequently, Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Kheher (57) will take over as Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court on or before August 13.

Sikkim High Court Chief Justice Barin Ghosh (58) will replace Justice Kheher in the Uttarakhand High Court on or before August 13.

Justice Dinakaran (60) was recommended for elevation as a Supreme Court judge by the apex court's Collegium in August, 2009.

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