Announcement of the upgrade of five judges, union law ministers Kiren Rijiju tweeted: “In accordance with the provisions of the Constitution of India, President Hon’ble of India has appointed the following Chief Justices and Judges of the High Court as Judges of the Supreme Court. Best wishes to all of them.”
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– Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) 1675514823000
On December 13, the Panel headed by Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud recommended upgrading the Judiciary Pankaj Mithal (Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Rajasthan), Judiciary Sanjay Karol (Chief Justice of Patna High Court), Judge PV Sanjay Kumar (Chief Justice of Manipur High Court), Judge Ahsanuddin Amanullah (Judge, Patna High Court) and Judiciary Manoj Misra (Judge, Allahabad High Court).
Facing some conundrums from the Supreme Court, the Center on Friday assured the Collegium’s pending recommendations to elevate five senior court justices to the highest court soon. accepted.
A bench of Judges SK Kaul and AS Oka expressed displeasure at the delay in passing recommendations on the transfer of senior court judges, calling it “a very serious matter”. important” and warned that any delay in this matter could result in administrative and judicial action. which may not be appetizing.
On January 31, in an unusual move, the Collegium proposed two more names for the Center: Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court Rajesh Bindal and Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court Aravind Kumar, to be appointed as a supreme court judge.
While proposing two names, Collegium said: “The names previously proposed by the Collegium by resolution of December 13, 2022, will take precedence over the two names currently proposed for appointment to the Court. Supreme.”
The highest court, which has 34 sanctioned judges including the CJI, currently operates with 27 judges.
(With input from agencies)