Justice Lanusungkum Jamir of the Manipur High Court was transferred to the Gauhati High Court on Friday amid some reshuffling by the Supreme Court collegium led by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Nuthalapati Venkata Ramana.
The three member collegium comprising of Justices U U Lalit and A M Khanwilkar and led by CJI N V Ramana recommended the transfers of as many as six high court judges.
Among them are Justice Purushaindra Kumar Gaurav, who was transferred from Madhya Pradesh High Court to Delhi High Court and Justice Ahsanuddin Amanullah from Andhra Pradesh High Court to Patna High Court.
Meanwhile, Justice Chitta Ranjan Dash of Orissa High Court was transferred to Calcutta High Court and Justice Subhasis Talapatra was transferred from Tripura High Court to Orissa High Court.
In addition, Justice Dhiraj Singh Thakur was transferred from the Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court to Bombay High Court.
It may be noted that the collegium looks after the transfer, repatriation and elevation of judges of the high courts.