New Delhi [India], May 6 (ANI): The Supreme Court Collegium has approved the proposal for the appointment of seven lawyers as judges of the Delhi High Court.
The Collegium headed by Chief Justice of India NV Ramana took the decision pursuant to a meeting of the Collegium held on May 4.
The advocates recommended for judgeship are — Vikas Mahajan, Tushar Rao Gedela, Manmeet Pritam Singh Arora, Sachin Datta, Amit Mahajan, Gaurang Kanth, and Saurabh Banerjee.
The Delhi High Court is currently operating at a strength of 35 judges as opposed to its sanctioned strength of 60.
The Collegium on May 4 also approved the proposal for the elevation of seven judicial officers as Judges in the Patna High Court.
The judicial officers who are recommended for elevation to High Court judges are — Shailendra Singh, Arun Kumar Jha, Jitendra Kumar, Alok Kumar Pandey, Sunil Dutta Mishra, Chandra Prakash Singh, and Chandra Shekhar Jha.
The Supreme Court Collegium in its meeting held on May 4 has approved the proposal for the elevation of advocate Mehabub Subhani Shaik as Judge in the Andhra Pradesh High Court. (ANI)