New Delhi: Now, four new judges for the honourable Supreme Court of India is recommended by the Supreme Court Collegium headed by the current Chief Justice of India- T. S. Thakur. The said recommendations includes the elevation of three Chief Justices from the High Courts like of Allahabad, Kerala and Madhya Pradesh and also the another Senior Advocate is also recommended for the appointment as judges to the Top Court.
The said current chief justices of the High Courts are including the Chief Justice- D. Y. Chandrachud from Allahabad high Court, Chief Justice- A. M. Khanwilkar from Madhya Pradesh High Court’s bench at Jabalpur and Chief Justice Ashok Bhushan from Kerala High Court. Moreover, the additional one being forth in such recommendation is a senior advocate and former Additional Solicitor General- L. Nageswara Rao.
The three Chief Justices are: D.Y. Chandrachud (61 of Allahabad High Court); A.M. Khanwilkar (58) of Madhya Pradesh High Court at Jabalpur and Ashok Bhushan (60) of Kerala High Court and L.Nageswara Rao, former Additional Solicitor General and senior advocate.
Moreover, the law ministry in its comments on such recommendations, as per the sources, found stated that the names received from collegiums will be processed and appointments will be made within a fortnight.
The Chief Justice- D. Y. Chandrachud being Sixty- One year- old and Chief Justice- A. M. Khanwilkar being fifty-one- year- old are hailing from Maharashtra and Chief Justice- Ashok Bhushan being Sixty- year- old belonged to Uttar Pradesh. And the senior advocate is basically belonging to Andhra Pradesh.
It is notable here, that in the Supreme Court of India, there can be seen already three Justices serving, as came from Maharashtra- namely Justice- S. A. Bobde, Justice- Rohinton Nariman, Justice- Uday Lalit. And now as the recommendation of two such judges are made, there will be five number of such justices in the Top Court from a single state.
Totally, there are twenty- five justices in the Supreme Court of India and it is against the sanctioned strength of Thirty- one. Last year, the appointments of Justice- Amitav Roy was seen in the month of February.