Bhubaneswar: The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended Dr Akshaya Kumar Mishra, judicial officer, to be appointed as a judge of the Orissa High Court.
Sources said the HC collegium forwarded names of district judges Gautam Sharma, BP Rautray, Satyanarayan Mishra and Akshay Mishra for appointment as judge of Orissa HC.
However, the Supreme Court recommended the name of Mishra only.
“Supreme Court Collegium is of considered view that the proposals in respect of three judicial officers “deserves to be sent back to Chief Justice of High Court for reconsideration by the present High Court Collegium at the appropriate time. It recommends Dr Akshaya Kumar Mishra, Judicial Officer, to be appointed as a judge of Orissa High Court,” said the SC recommendation.