SC receives communication on Justice Akil Kureshi's elevation as MP chief justice; govt's decision to be placed before Collegium

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said it had received a communication from the Ministry of Law and Justice on the Collegium's recommendation, elevating Justice Akil Kureshi as the Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court

Press Trust of India August 28, 2019 17:03:50 IST
SC receives communication on Justice Akil Kureshi's elevation as MP chief justice; govt's decision to be placed before Collegium
  • Supreme Court hasreceived a communication from the law ministry on the Collegium's recommendation to elevate Justice Akil Kureshi as the Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court

  • The communication of the ministry would soon be placed before the Collegium to take a call on it

  • A plea was moved by the Gujarat High Court Bar Association seeking a direction to the Centre to notify the elevation of Justice Kureshi

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday said it had received a communication from the Ministry of Law and Justice on the Collegium's recommendation, elevating Justice Akil Kureshi as the Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court.

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said the communication of the ministry would be placed before the Collegium to take a call on it.

The bench, also comprising justices SA Bobde and SA Nazeer, deferred the hearing on a plea moved by the Gujarat High Court Bar Association, which has sought a direction to the Centre to notify the elevation of Justice Kureshi.

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