Rajasthan High Court (file photo)
Due to getting five new judges in the Rajasthan High Court, now their number has increased to 27. After the recommendation of the Supreme Court Collegium and then the President’s order, the Ministry of Law and Justice of the Government of India has issued its gazette notification. According to the order issued, apart from Farzand Ali of Jodhpur, the names of Sudesh Bansal, Anoop Kumar, Judicial Service officers Vinod Kumar and Madan Gopal Vyas from the lawyer quota are included.
A few days ago the spelling of the name of Farzand Ali was sought from the Ministry of Law. From that it started to be speculated that his name was going to be announced soon.. Presently in Rajasthan High Court, Jodhpur as Additional Advocate General and State Advocate, Farzand Ali is one of the experienced lawyers of criminal law. are one of.
Collegium recommends the names of 5 more new judges to the central government
Apart from these judges, the Supreme Court Collegium has sent the names of 5 more new judges to the Rajasthan High Court. The Collegium last week recommended the appointment of 5 new judges in the Rajasthan High Court to the Central Government. These include 4 lawyers and 1 judicial service officer. Out of 4 lawyers, Kuldeep Mathur and Rekha Borana come from Jodhpur. While Manish Sharma and Sameer Jain are from Jaipur. The name of Judicial Service officer Shubha Mehta is also included in this.
27 judges will be in the High Court after taking oath
A total of 50 posts are sanctioned for the judge in Rajasthan High Court. Out of these, 38 permanent and 12 additional judge posts are approved, at present, there are 22 posts of judges including the Chief Justice of the High Court. In such a situation, after the joining of these 5 judges, the number of judges in the High Court will be 27, the remaining 23 posts are lying vacant. In the meeting of the Supreme Court Collegium, which lasted for 3 days, it has been recommended to appoint 23 judges in 6 High Courts of the country.
Union Law Minister had assured
Let us tell you that the issue of shortage of judges in Rajasthan was also recently raised in front of Law Minister Kiren Rijiju. Recently, in the BCI program held in Delhi in July, the Union Law Minister had also assured to remove the shortage of judges in Rajasthan soon. At the same time, before this, the Rajasthan High Court Collegium had sent names to become High Court Judges from Judicial Officers quota and Lawyers quota.
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