It is for the first time in the historical past of the apex courtroom that 9 judges took oath of workplace at one go.
Chief Justice of India N V Ramana administered the oath of workplace to the brand new judges in a swearing-in ceremony held in the auditorium of the Supreme Court’s extra constructing complicated.
With the swearing-in of the 9 new judges, the power of the Supreme Court would rise to 33, together with the CJI, out of the sanctioned power of 34.
The 9 new judges who could be administered oath of workplace as apex courtroom judges embody Justice Vikram Nath, Justice Jitendra Kumar Maheshwari, Justice Hima Kohli and Justice B V Nagarathna.
Three ladies judges – Justices Hima Kohli, B V Nagarathna and Bela M Trivedi – take oath as S C judges. https://t.co/bToCDhU9Q4
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Besides them, Justice C T Ravikumar, Justice M M Sundresh, Justice Bela M Trivedi and senior advocate and former Additional Solicitor General P S Narasimha would even be administered oath of workplace by the CJI.
Justice Nagarathna, the daughter of former CJI E S Venkataramiah, is in line to develop into the first lady CJI in September 2027.
(With inputs from businesses)