Supreme Court Collegium for Vikas Bahl as Punjab & Haryana High Court Judge

Recommends Rahul Bharti for J&K High Court, Satyen Vaidya for Himachal Pradesh High Court

Supreme Court Collegium for Vikas Bahl as Punjab & Haryana High Court Judge

The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended elevation of advocate Vikas Bahl as Judge of the Punjab and Haryana High Court. - File photo

New Delhi, March 5

The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended elevation of advocate Vikas Bahl as Judge of the Punjab and Haryana High Court.

In a meeting held on March 2, the Collegium headed by Chief Justice of India SA Bobde also decided to recommend advocate Rahul Bharti for appointment as a Judge of the Jammu and Kashmir HC. The Collegium has recommended elevation of three lawyers — Dr Vivek Sharan, Nidhi Patankar and Pranay Verma — as judges of the Madhya Pradesh HC.

The Collegium, which also includes Justice NV Ramana and Justice RF Nariman, reiterated its earlier recommendation for elevation of Satyen Vaidya as a judge of the Himachal Pradesh High Court. It also reiterated its recommendation to elevate advocates Viju Abraham Mohammed Nias CP and Paul KK for Kerala HC and Nagendra Ramachandra Naik for Karnataka HC. It approved the proposal for appointment of 10 Additional Judges of Allahabad High Court as Permanent Judges.

They are Justices Ali Zamin, Vipin Chandra Dixit, Shekhar Kumar Yadav, Ravi Nath Tilhari, Deepak Verma, Gautam Chowdhary, Shamim Ahmed, Dinesh Pathak, Manish Kumar and Samit Gopal. It also cleared elevation of judicial officer A Badharudeen as Kerala HC Judge.

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