Appointment of four judges in Supreme Court within 48 hours of recommendation, today will take oath
The Collegium recommended the names of the four Chief Justices for the post of Judge in the High Court to the Center, a day after the President issued warrant of appointment
New Delhi: The Supreme Court has got four new judges. Within a day after the recommendation, the President issued warrants for the appointment of four judges. The High Court’s four Chief Justice R. Subhash Reddy, Justice Hemant Gupta, Justice MR Shah and Justice Ajay Rastogi have been made judges of the Supreme Court.
In the Supreme Court, 31 posts of judges are approved. Now the number of judges in the Supreme Court is 28. On October 30, the five judges’ college in the Supreme Court had approved the appointment of four new judges and then on October 31 the recommendation was sent to the Central Government.
The Chief Justice of Gujarat High Court Subhash Reddy, Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court Justice Hemant Gupta, Patna High Court Chief Justice MR Shah and Chief Justice of Tripura High Court Ajay Rastogi were promoted with unanimous recommendation.
In the Supreme Court, the seats of two judges are vacant by the end of this year. Justices Kurien Joseph and Justice MB Lokur are retiring in December. Apart from this, Justice AK Sikri will retire in March next year. Earlier, in August the same month, Justice Indira Banerjee, Justice Vinit Saran and Justice KM Joseph were appointed in the Supreme Court.