Collegium recommends 1 out of 4 Judicial Officers and 1 out of 8 Advocates to be the Judge of Orissa HC

Proposal for appointment of following four Judicial Officers as Judges of the Orissa High Court:

  1. Shri Satya Narayan Mishra
  2. Shri Bibhu Prasad Routray
  3. Shri Gautam Sharma, and
  4. Shri Biranchi Narayan Mohanty.

AND;

Proposal for appointment of following eight Advocates as Judges of the Orissa High Court:

  1. Shri Gautam Mukherji,
  2. Shri Samir Kumar Mishra,
  3. Shri Prasanna Kumar Parhi,
  4. Ms. Savitri Ratho,
  5. Shri Prafulla Kumar Rath,
  6. Shri Durga Prasad Nanda,
  7. Shri Pravat Kumar Muduli, and
  8. Shri Sanjeeb Kumar Panigrahi.

On the basis of interaction and having regard to all relevant factors, the Collegium is of the considered view that Shri Sanjeeb Kumar Panigrahi, Advocate (mentioned at Sl. No. 8 above) is suitable for being appointed as Judge of the Orissa High Court.

As regards Ms. Savitri Ratho, (mentioned at Sl. No. 4 above), consideration of the proposal for her elevation is deferred for the present.

As regards S/Shri (1) Gautam Mukherji, (2) Samir Kumar Mishra, (3) Prasanna Kumar Parhi, (4) Prafulla Kumar Rath, (5) Durga Prasad Nanda, and (6) Pravat Kumar Muduli, Advocates, having regard to the material on record and all relevant factors, the Collegium is of the considered view that their cases deserve to be remitted to the High Court. The Collegium resolves to recommend accordingly.

Collegium is of the considered view that Shri Bibhu Prasad Routray, Judicial Officer (mentioned at Sl. No. 2 above) is suitable for being appointed as Judge of the Orissa High Court.

As regards S/Shri (1) Satya Narayan Mishra, (2) Gautam Sharma, and (3) Biranchi Narayan Mohanty, Judicial Officers, having regard to the material on record and all relevant factors, the Collegium is of the considered view that their cases deserve to be remitted to the High Court.


Supreme Court of India

[Collegium Resolution dt. 03-10-2019]

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