The collegium headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi had recommended the four names for elevation.
The statement by Sanjeev S Kalgaonkar comes in the wake of the recent collegium decision of transferring the Madras High Court Chief Justice V K Tahilramani to Meghalaya High Court.
The High Court premises, which is normally busy, wore a deserted look following the boycott by advocates.
The unease in the legal fraternity over the yardstick for promotions and transfers ordered by the Supreme Court collegium appears to be escalating with each passing day.
Centre may flag skew in regional representation, bypassing of seniority, as it did in the case of Justice Joseph.
The collegium made this recommendation as the present Chief Justice of Kerala Hrishikesh Roy has been recommended for elevation to Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended that Justice JK Maheswari be appointed as Chief Justice (CJ) in Andhra Pradesh High Court.
According to the resolutions uploaded on the apex court website, the Collegium headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi considered 35 names for their appointment as judges of these high courts.
The apex court expressed anguish that judicial officers in places away from the national capital have to work in difficult conditions.
The Collegium has recommended chief justices for high courts of Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Telangana.
The collegium has also recommended names of Justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant for elevation to the apex court.
The Collegium has also recommended appointment of Justice Oka as Chief Justice in Karnataka High Court.
Disappointed over non-uploading of December 12 SC Collegium decision on elevation: Retired Justice Lokur
Justice Lokur, who retired on December 30, 2018, said he didn't know what additional documents came after his retirement.
This will enable the Collegium to provide an opportunity to the candidates to respond to any adverse comments recorded against them by the Intelligence Bureau, he said.
He was appointed the regular CJ to the High Court common to both Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.