Petition filed in SC amidst burgeoning vacancies at Karnataka High Court

Aditya AK November 14 2017

A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court bringing to light the issues arising out of the non-appointment of judges to the Karnataka High Court.

Filed by former Karnataka State Bar Council President PP Hegde, the petition points out that the Karnataka High Court has been functioning at less than half of its sanctioned strength. There are currently 37 vacancies at the High Court, as against a sanctioned strength of 62.

The matter came up for hearing . . .

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