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Supreme Court Collegium Recommends 16 Names For Elevation As Judges Of 4 High Courts


The collegium has been taking steps by recommending names to fill vacancies in larger judiciary.

New Delhi:

The Supreme Court collegium, headed by Chief Justice of India NV Ramana, has advisable 16 names for elevation as judges of the excessive courts of Bombay, Gujarat, Orissa and Punjab and Haryana.

In its assembly held on Wednesday, the collegium authorised the proposal for elevation of 16 names – six judicial officers and 10 advocates – as judges of those 4 excessive courts.

As per the statements uploaded on the Supreme Court web site immediately, the collegium has authorised the proposal for elevation of 4 judicial officers – AL Pansare, SC More, US Joshi-Phalke and BP Deshpande – as judges of the Bombay High Court.

Similarly, the collegium has advisable names of advocates Aditya Kumar Mohapatra and Mruganka Sekhar Sahoo and judicial officers Radha Krishna Pattanaik and Sashikanta Mishra for his or her elevation as judges of the Orissa High Court.

For the Gujarat High Court, the collegium has authorised the proposal for elevation of seven advocates – Mauna Manish Bhatt, Samir J Dave, Hemant M Prachchhak, Sandeep N Bhatt, Aniruddha Pradyumna Mayee, Niral Rashmikant Mehta and Nisha Mahendrabhai Thakore – as judges there.

“The Supreme Court collegium in its meeting held on September 29, 2021 has approved the proposal for elevation of Sandeep Moudgil, advocate, as judge in the Punjab and Haryana High Court,” mentioned one of many statements.

Besides the Chief Justice of India, the three-member collegium which offers with the appointment in excessive courts contains Justices UU Lalit and AM Khanwilkar.

The collegium has been taking steps by recommending names to replenish a lot of vacancies in larger judiciary within the nation.

After assuming cost because the Chief Justice of India in April this yr, Justice Ramana has advisable practically 100 names for appointment to completely different excessive courts, in addition to filling up 9 vacancies of judges within the Supreme Court in a single go.

The 25 excessive courts within the nation have a mixed sanctioned power of 1,080 judges and on May 1, 2021, they have been functioning with 420 judges solely.

In a historic resolution on August 17, the collegium had advisable 9 names, together with three ladies, for elevation as judges of the Supreme Court.
 

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