The Allahabad High Court has transferred around 400 judicial officers in a major reshuffle in the lower judiciary in Uttar Pradesh.
According to the notifications issued on Friday by the High Court’s Registrar General Dinesh Kumar Singh, the transferred officials included 199 Additional District Judges (ADJ) and another eight of the same rank posted at traffic courts.
All the judicial officers have been directed to “keep themselves ready to hand over charge at their present place of posting on May 8”. The reshuffle has been markedly comprehensive in the districts like Jhansi, Banda, Moradabad and Sitapur, The Indian Express reported.
The list of those transferred include another 118 judicial officers holding the rank of chief judicial magistrate (CJM), chief metropolitan magistrate (CMM), additional CJM, additional CJM (Railway), additional CMM, civil judges/additional civil judges (senior division) and judges/additional judges small causes courts.