In a recent meeting chaired by Chief Justice Bishwombhar Prasad Shrestha, the Judicial Council (JC) has made significant recommendations regarding the appointment and transfer of judges within Nepal’s judiciary system.
For the High Court, the JC has proposed the transfer of three judges. Rameshwar Regmi from High Court Surkhet is slated for a transfer to Patan High Court, while Kazi Bahadur Rai from High Court Surkhet is recommended for relocation to the Ilam Bench of High Court Biratnagar. Additionally, Bishnu Prasad Aryal from High Court Tulsipur Butwal bench has been suggested to work in High Court Tulsipur.
Moreover, the council has recommended transfers for six District Court judges. Rishiram Acharya from District Court Kaski is proposed to move to District Court Lalitpur, Hari Prasad Koirala from District Court Sunsari is recommended for a transfer to District Court Kaski, and Avni Mainali Bhattarai from District Court Kaski is suggested to move to District Court Makwanpur. Similarly, Pramesh Pokharel of Tehrathum District Court is recommended for a transfer to District Court Parsa, Tej Bahadur Khadka from Rautahat District Court is proposed for relocation to Jhapa District Court, and Bhim Bahadur Niraula from Jhapa District Court is suggested to be transferred to Tehrathum District Court.
Furthermore, several district judges are included in the recommendations. Jairam Dhakal from Dadeldhura District Court is suggested for a posting at District Court Chitwan, Baburam Subedi from District Court Nawalpur is proposed to work at District Court Morang, and Kul Prasad Pandey from Dang District Court is recommended for transfer to Nawalpur District Court.
Meanwhile, Harka Bahadur Chhetri, currently serving as the District Judge of Baitadi District Court, has been recommended to assume the role of District Judge in Dadeldhura.
These recommendations mark a strategic move by the Judicial Council to optimize the distribution of judicial resources across various courts in Nepal, ensuring efficiency and effectiveness in the dispensation of justice nationwide.