Recommendations of transfer of CJs and Judges of High Courts based on ‘cogent’ reasons: SC

New Delhi, September 12 
 
The Supreme Court on Thursday said the recommendations regarding transfer of Chief Justices and Judges of various High Courts, which snowballed into a major controversy in the wake of shifting of Madras High Court Chief Justice V K Tahilramani to Meghalaya High Court, were based “cogent” reasons.
 
Without naming Justice Tahilramani, a statement issued by the office of apex court's Secretary General Sanjeev S Kalgaonkar referred to the media reports on it and said that each of the recommendation for transfer was made on cogent reasons.
 
The statement said the reasons of transfer were not disclosed in the interest of the institution but the apex court collegium would not hesitate to disclose them in the circumstance it becomes necessary.— PTI
 

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