Cuttack: Justice Pramath Patnaik has been re-transferred to the Orissa High Court from the Jharkhand High Court, an official notification of the Union Law Ministry said.
“The President, after consultation with the Chief Justice of India, is pleased to transfer Justice Pramath Patnaik, Judge of the Jharkhand High Court, as a Judge of the Orissa High Court,” the notification read.
Justice Patnaik has been directed to assume charge of his office in the Orissa High Court on or before February 13.
Earlier, the Supreme Court Collegium had recommended re-transfer of Justice Pramath Patnaik to Orissa High Court. He was elevated as an Additional Judge of the Orissa High Court on 24th September, 2014. On being transferred, he took oath as an Additional Judge in the High Court of Jharkhand on 22nd December, 2014.