Published On : Wed, May 4th, 2016

Uttarakhand HC Chief Justice KM Joseph transferred to Andhra Pradesh HC

Uttarakhand HC Chief Justice KM Joseph.
New Delhi/Nagpur:
KM Joseph, the Chief Justice of the Uttarakhand High Court, has been transferred to the Andhra Pradesh High Court set up in Hyderabad, news agency has reported.

A bench headed by Joseph had recently quashed President’s Rule in Uttarakhand where the Congress government headed by Chief Minister Harish Rawat has been in the midst of severe factionalism.

Joseph, who passed out of the Government Law College in Ernakulam, enrolled as an advocate in Delhi in 1982 and has practiced at the Kerala High Court as well. In July 2014, Joseph assumed charge as the Chief Justice of Uttarakhand.

At the same time, Acting Chief Justice Dilip B Bhosale of the Hyderabad High Court has been posted as the Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court.