The Supreme Court collegium led by CJI has recommended the appointment of Justice Sunita Agarwal as Chief Justice of Gujarat High Court.
Justice Agarwal is presently serving as a senior-most puisne Judge of the Allahabad High Court in Uttar Pradesh.
The post of the Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court is vacant since the retirement of Justice Sonia Gokani which happened earlier this year.
Justice Ashish Desai (AJ Desai) is presently the Acting Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court. If the central government OKays the recommendation of the collegium, Justice Agarwal will be the only woman to serve as the Chief Justice of a High Court across India presently.