Two Judicial Officers appointed as Judges to Rajasthan High Court [Read Notification]April 15 2019
The Central Government has cleared the names of judicial officers for appointment as judges of the Rajasthan High Court.
Pursuant to a Supreme Court Collegium resolution passed earlier this month, the Government has endorsed the elevation of Abhay Chaturvedi and Narendra Singh Dhaddha to the High Court Bench.
The notification issued to this effect issued today states,
"In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of Article 216 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint S/Shri (1) Abhay Chaturvedi and (2) Narendra Singh Dhaddha, to be Judges of the Rajasthan High Court, in that order of seniority, with effect from the date they assume charge of their respective offices."
With their appointment, the working strength of the Rajasthan High Court rises to 25 judges against a sanctioned strength of 40 judges.
A total of eleven names were proposed by the High Court Collegium in May 2018 for elevation to the High Court. However, the Supreme Court Collegium had decided to defer the consideration of the remaining nine names for the present
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