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Wednesday, 4 May 2016

Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justic KM Joseph, who quashed President's rule, transferred

The Uttarakhand High Court 's Chief Justice KM Joseph , who presided over the bench which quashed President's rule in the state, has been transferred to the Anhdra Pradesh High Court.

Dilip B Bhosale, the acting Chief Justice of the Hyderabad High Court, has been appointed as the Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court.

The 57-year-old Joseph took charge of the Uttarakhand High Court in 2014. He passed out of the Government Law College in Ernakulam and enrolled himself as an advocate in Delhi in 1982. He practised in Kerala as well.

Last month, a bench of Uttarakhand High Court, presided over by Joseph, had quashed the Centre's decision to impose President's rule in the state.

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In his judgement, which admonished the NDA government, Justice Joseph has said that the Centre should act 'impartial'.

However, the ruling was stayed by the Supreme Court. Source: http://zeenews.india.com

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