New Delhi, May 20 (ILNS) The Supreme Court Collegium, headed by Chief Justice (CJI) NV Ramana, today recommended the appointment of present Acting Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court, Justice Sanjay Yadav as the Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court.
Justice Yadav enrolled as an Advocate on August 25, 1986 and practised in the Madhya Pradesh High Court at Jabalpur. He served as the Deputy Advocate General of Madhya Pradesh.
He was elevated as a Judge of the Madhya Pradesh High Court on March 2, 2007 and made a Permanent Judge on January 15, 2010.
He was appointed as the Acting Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court with effect from October 6, 2019 till November 2, 2019 and from September 30, 2020 till January 2, 2021. He was transferred to the Allahabad High Court on January 8, 2021.
The Central Government appointed Justice Sanjay Yadav as the Acting Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court with effect from April 14, 2021, as the term of incumbent Chief Justice, Justice Govind Mathur, was set to expire on April 13, 2021, upon his retirement. ILNS/SHV/RJ