Now, Supreme Court Collegium process comes in public domain

Amidst the resignation by former Justice of Karnataka High Court Jayant Patel on account of his transfer to Allahabad HC, plenty of questions was raised over the transparency of collegium recommendations.

In view of above, in a historic move Supreme Court Collegium today so as to ensure transparency has resolved to post on the court’s website its recommendations on judicial appointments, transfers and elevations for public consumption.

To the threshold, Supreme Court has posted online detailed reasons for its October 3, 2017 recommendations for judicial appointments to the Madras High Court and the Kerala High Court. The resolution is signed by all the five members of the Collegium – Chief Justice Misra, Justices J. Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, Madan B. Lokur and Kurian Joseph.

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