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Supreme Court to have new judges, Centre clears appointment of 4 judges to SC

Team SoOLEGAL 2 Nov 2018 11:00am

Supreme Court to have new judges, Centre clears appointment of 4 judges to SC

The Central Government has accepted the Collegium recommendation for the appointment of four High Court Chief Justices as Supreme Court judges.

Acting fast on the SC Collegium recommendation for elevation of judges [proposed on October 30], the Centre notified the appointment of Justices MR Shah, R Subhash Reddy, Hemant Gupta and Ajay Rastogi to the top court on Wednesday night.

Read more: SC Collegium recommends names of 4 High Court CJs for elevation as Supreme Court Judges

All four judges will be sworn in as Supreme Court judges today.

With the appointment of new Judges the total strength of the Supreme Court will rise to 28 against a sanctioned strength of 31. 

Tagged: Appointment of Judges to SC   Central Government   SC Collegium   Justice MR Shah   Justice R Subhash Reddy   Justice Hemant Gupta   Justice Ajay Rastogi   Supreme Court of India  
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