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Bombay HC Justice Dharmadhikari quits
Bombay HC Justice Dharmadhikari quits

Mumbai, Feb 14 (TIWN) Reluctant to take up his elevation and transfer as Chief Justice of another High Court, the second senior-most judge of the Bombay High Court, Justice Satyaranjan C. Dharmadhikari on Friday resigned, citing "personal and family" constraints.

Talking to reporters on Friday, Justice Dharmadhikari said he has resigned as he had been elevated as the Chief Justice of the high court of another state, although he did not want to leave Mumbai.  "I had to resign due to purely personal and family issues...I did not want to leave Mumbai and they were not ready to elevate me as the Chief Justice of Bombay High Court," Justice Dharmadhikari told reporters.  The judge said he sent his resignation to the President on Thursday evening.  While it is not yet clear whether his resignation has been accepted or not,Justice Dharmadhikari on Friday told the lawyers in court that it was his last day in office and he would not be available from February 17 (Monday).

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