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HC Justice CS Karnan to make history, will appear in SC to argue against his own transfer

Utkarsh Anand (@utkarsh_aanand) tweeted: "For the first time, a sitting high court judge will argue on his own in SC against collegium's transfer move."

HC judge will appear in SC to argue against collegium’s transfer move | The Indian Express

By Utkarsh Anand

IN A FIRST, a sitting High Court judge will show up next month in Supreme Court to argue against the collegium’s mandate to transfer him.

The judge has written to the apex court about his decision to appear in person while the parent high court has sought orders to ask him to vacate his official bungalow in Chennai so that one of the newly-appointed judges could be allotted the accommodation.

Not just this, the high court also wants the judge to return 12 files that are allegedly still in his possession.

Keep reading at The Indian Express (14 more paragraphs) | Desktop version

For more history on the Karnan saga, read previous stories here.

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