14 judges appointed to three high courts

14 judges appointed to three high courts

The Centre on Wednesday notified the appointments of 14 judges to the High Courts of Telangana, Kerala and Orissa which will get seven, four and three judges, respectively. Photo for representation only.

New Delhi, October 13

The Centre on Wednesday notified the appointments of 14 judges to the High Courts of Telangana, Kerala and Orissa which will get seven, four and three judges, respectively.

This is the fourth set of appointments notified by the government following the recent recommendations made by the SC Collegium.

Of seven appointed as judges of the Telangana High Court, six were judicial officers, while one was a judicial member of the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT).

They are: P Sree Sudha, C Sumalatha, G Radha Rani, M Laxman, N Tukaramji and A Venkateshwara Reddy (judicial officers) and ITAT member P Madhavi Devi.

Those appointed as additional judges of the Kerala High Court were judicial officers CK Jayachandran, Sophy Thomas, PG Ajithkumar and CS Sudha. Of the three appointed as judges of the Orissa High Court were Mruganka Sekhar Sahoo (advocate) and judicial officers Radha Krishna Pattanaik and Sashikanta Mishra. — TNS

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