Mumbai: Justice Satyaranjan Dharmadhikari, the second senior most decide of the Bombay High Court, has tendered his resignation saying that he doesn’t wish to be transferred out of Maharashtra attributable to his “private and household” causes.
Speaking to reporters on Friday, Justice Dharmadhikari stated he has resigned as he had been elevated because the Chief Justice of the excessive court docket of one other state, though he didn’t wish to go away Mumbai.
“I needed to resign attributable to purely private and household points…I didn’t wish to go away Mumbai and so they weren’t able to elevate me because the Chief Justice of Bombay Excessive Court docket,” Justice Dharmadhikari informed reporters.
The decide stated he despatched his resignation to the President on Thursday night.
Whereas it isn’t but clear whether or not his resignation has been accepted or not,Justice Dharmadhikari on Friday informed the attorneys in court docket that it was his final day in workplace and he wouldn’t be out there from February 17 (Monday).
Justice Dharmadhikari was attributable to retire after two years.
“I’ve some private duties right here in Mumbai, which is why I didn’t wish to be transferred out of Maharashtra,” the decide stated.
Within the morning, Justice Dharmadhikari informed a lawyer, who had come to say his petition searching for pressing listening to in his court docket that he has tendered his resignation.
“I’ve demitted workplace. As we speak is my final day,” Justice Dharmadhikari had stated within the court docket.
Advocate Mathew Nedumpara had talked about a petition searching for for the court docket to listen to it subsequent week.
“When the decide stated he has resigned, I initially thought that he stated that in a lighter vein…He’s a really senior decide and his resignation comes as a shock,” Nedumpara later stated.
Justice Dharmadhikari was made decide of the Bombay Excessive Court docket on November 14, 2003. He was attributable to retire in 2022.
Born in a household of lawyer, Justice Dharmadhikari had enrolled as an advocate in 1983.
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