NEW DELHI || In a major rejig of the top judiciary, two chief justices of High Courts were on Tuesday shifted to other states. A government communique said that in the exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of article 222 of the Constitution of India the President, after consultation with the Chief Justice of India transferred Justice Navin Sinha, Chief Justice of the Chhattisgarh High Court, as the Chief Justice of the Rajasthan High Court.
Justice Deepak Gupta, Chief Justice of the Tripura High Court swapped places with him as the Chief Justice of the Chhattisgarh High Court.
Justice Tinlianthang Vaiphei, Judge of the Guwahati High Court has been transferred as a Judge of the Tripura High Court and Justice Ved Prakash Vaish, Judge of the Delhi High Court is now a Judge of the Meghalaya High Court.
Justice Satish Kumar Agnihotri, Judge of the Madras High Court has been shifted as a Judge of the Sikkim High Court.