Nine judges appointed to 5 High Courts

Nine judges appointed to 5 High Courts

Nine judicial officers and advocates were appointed as High Court judges on Wednesday. - File photo

New Delhi, October 6

Nine judicial officers and advocates were appointed as High Court judges on Wednesday. They were among those whose names were recommended by the Supreme Court Collegium last month.

The Department of Justice in the Law Ministry tweeted a list of the new appointees — seven judicial officers and two advocates — to five High Courts. Four judges were appointed to the Jharkhand High Court and two to the Patna High Court.

One judge each has been appointed to the High Courts in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Kerala. Advocate-General of Madhya Pradesh Purushaindra Kumar Kaurav has been appointed judge of the state HC. Notifications announcing their appointment were later issued by the Law Ministry.

Sources said more appointments would take place in the coming weeks. — PTI

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