The Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court Justice Pradeep Nandrajog has been transferred to Bombay High Court as its Chief Justice.
A notification in this regard was issued on March 31, 2019, by the Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of India. As per the notification, the President of India in consultation with the Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has taken the decision to transfer Justice Pradeep Nandrajog to the Bombay High Court and directed him to assume charge of the office of the Chief Justice after retirement on April 6, 2019, of Justice Naresh Harishchandra Patil, the present Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court.
Justice Pradeep Nandrajog obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Law from Delhi University in 1981 and enrolled as an Advocate with the Bar Council of Delhi the same year. He was elevated as an Additional Judge of the Delhi High Court on December 20, 2002, and became a Permanent Judge on April 16, 2004. He was appointed as Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court on April 2, 2017. In December last year, the Supreme Court collegium had taken a decision to elevate Justice Nandrajog to the Supreme Court. However, in January this year, the collegium decided to elevate Justice Dinesh Maheshwari and Justice Sanjiv Khanna instead, to the Supreme Court. [Read Notification]