Collegium clears proposal to make 10 Punjab & Haryana High Court Additional Judges permanent : The Tribune India


Tribune News Service

New Delhi, October 8

The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended 10 Additional Judges of the Punjab and Haryana High Court to be made permanent.

The decision taken by the Collegium led by Chief Justice of India NV Ramana on October 7 was officially announced today. The Collegium also recommended 13 other names for appointment as judges in five other HCs.

In line for elevation

Justice Suvir Sehgal | Justice Alka Sarin | Justice Jasgurpreet Singh Puri | Justice Ashok Kumar Verma | Justice Sant Parkash | Justice Meenakshi I. Mehta | Justice Karamjit Singh | Justice Vivek Puri | Justice Archana Puri | Justice Rajesh Bhardwaj

It has cleared elevation of advocates Anant Ramanath Hegde, Cheppudira Monnappa Poonacha, Siddaiah Rachaiah and Kannankuzhyil Sreedharan Hemalekha as judges in the Karnataka HC.

The names of advocates Kuldeep Mathur, Maneesh Sharma, Rekha Borana and Sameer Jai and judicial officer Shubha Mehta have been cleared for the Rajasthan HC; advocates Soubhik Mitter and Sakya Sen for Calcutta HC and advocates Manu Khare and J Sathya Narayana Prasad for Allahabad and Madras HCs, respectively.


Justice Agnihotri not on the list

Chandigarh, October 8

The Supreme Court Collegium has approved the proposal to make 10 Punjab and Haryana High Court Additional Judges permanent, but Additional Judge Justice Girish Agnihotri’s name is not on the list.

Justice Agnihotri (administered oath on October 26, 2019) along with those made permanent were appointed Additional Judges between October 2019 and September 2020. The HC has 44 judges against sanctioned 85, but the number is expected to go up with the transfer of three judges to the HC. — TNS





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