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SC Collegium recommends Justice Rajnish Bhatnagar Transfer to Rajasthan High Court

The Supreme Court Collegium on Wednesday recommended the transfer Delhi High Court judge Justice Rajnish Bhatnagar to the Rajasthan High Court.

In its resolution published on the website of the apex court, the Collegium said that Justice Bhatnagar requested for his retention in Delhi but the same was turned down.“On 10 August 2023, the Collegium proposed transfer of Mr. Justice Rajnish Bhatnagar, Judge, High Court of Delhi, to the Rajasthan High Court, for better administration of justice….Mr. Justice Rajnish Bhatnagar by a representation dated 16 August 2023 has requested for his retention in Delhi. We have considered the request made by Mr. Justice Rajnish Bhatnagar in his representation. The Collegium does not find any merit in the request made by him,” the resolution said.The recommendation was made after consulting the Chief Justices of both the High Courts as well judges of the Supreme Court conversant with the affairs of the Delhi High Court.

Attachment Supreme Court Collegium Resolution August 16.pdf

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