17 new judges appointed in three HCs

17 new judges appointed in three HCs

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New Delhi, October 12

The Centre on Tuesday notified the appointment of 17 new judges in three high courts — the third set of appointments following the recommendations made by the Supreme Court collegium recommended last month.

Those appointed as judges to the Allahabad, Madras and Gauhati HCs included 15 advocates and two judicial officers.

While eight judges have been appointed to the Allahabad HC, five and four judges have been appointed to the HCs of Gauhati and Madras, respectively.

Advocates Chandra Kumar Rai, Krishan Pahal, Sameer Jain, Ashutosh Srivastava, Subhash Vidyarthi, Brij Raj Singh, Shree Prakash Singh and Vikas Budhwar have been appointed to the Allahabad HC. — TNS

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