After taking the oath of these five judges, the number of judges in the Supreme Court will be 32. Along with this, the workload on the court judges will also reduce to some extent.
New Delhi: New Delhi: There has been a lot of friction between the Central Government and the Collegium for some time now. The opinion of the collegium and the government differed on some subjects and there were times of confrontation. Meanwhile, on Monday, 5 new judges of the Supreme Court will take the oath. Five new judges Justice Pankaj Mittal, Justice Sanjay Karol, Justice PV Sanjay Kumar, Justice Ahsanuddin Amanullah and Justice Manoj Mishra will be sworn in as Supreme Court judges by Chief Justice Justice DY Chandrachud on Monday.
The number of judges in the court will be 32.
After taking oath of these five judges, the number of judges in the Supreme Court will be 32. Along with this, the work load on the judges of the court will also reduce to some extent. Explain that the six-member collegium of the Supreme Court had recommended the names of all these five judges on December 13, 2012. The collegium has recommended the names of two more judges. After his appointment, there will be 34 judges in the Supreme Court. According to the constitution, the Supreme Court can have a maximum of 34 judges.
Judges appointed in various High Courts
Along with this, Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court Pankaj Mittal, Chief Justice of Patna High Court Sanjay Karol, Chief Justice of Manipur High Court PV Sanjay Kumar, Justice Ahsanuddin Amanullah of Patna High Court and Justice Manoj Mishra of Allahabad High Court. Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju announced the elevation as a judge of the apex court through a tweet.