Vijayawada: Supreme Court Collegium has proposed JK Maheshwari as the Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court. He had been appointed as a judge of Madhya Pradesh High Court in 2005 and is currently a senior judge of the Madhya Pradesh High Court.
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He was a senior advocate in the Madhya Pradesh High Court. He had also practised law as a civil and criminal lawyer. The collegium that met on 8th April and recommended Justice Vikram Nath of Allahabad High Court. The recommendation that was sent to the government had been referred back for reconsideration.
After reconsidering all factors, the collegium resolved to recommend Justice JK Maheswari stating that he is suitable in all respects to be appointed as the Chief Justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court.