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Allahabad HC Gets A Record: Highest Number Of New Judges Sworn-in Today

22 Nov 2018 5:15 PM GMT
Allahabad HC Gets A Record: Highest Number Of New Judges Sworn-in Today

Setting a new record, 28 newly appointed Additional Judges of Allahabad High Court were sworn in by the Uttar Pradesh Governor on Thursday.

They were administered the oath of office were by Governor Ram Naik at a ceremony held behind the chamber of the chief justice here.

Chief Justice Govind Mathur and all other judges of the high court were present on this occasion.

Out of the 28 new additional judges, 15 have been elevated from bar and 13 from higher judicial services.

With the new appointments, the number of judges of this court climbs to 110. The sanctioned strength of judges of the Allahabad High Court is 160.

Here is the list of Advocates who are elevated as Judges

  1. Prakash Padia

  2. Alok Mathur

  3. Pankaj Bhatia

  4. Saurabh Lavania

  5. Vivek Varma

  6. Sanjay Kumar Singh

  7. Piyush Agarwal

  8. Saurabh Shyam Shamshery

  9. Jaspreet Singh

  10. Rajeev Singh

  11. Smt. Manju Rani Chauhan

  12. Karunesh Singh Pawar

  13. Dr. Yogendra Kumar Srivastava

  14. Manish Mathur

  15. Rohint Ranjan Agarwal

Here is the list of judicial officers elevated as HC Judges

  1. Ram Krishna Gautam

  2. Umesh Kumar

  3. Pradeep Kumar Srivastava

  4. Anil Kumar

  5. Rajendra Kumar

  6. Mohd.Faiz Alam Khan (Former Registrar General

  7. Vikas Kumar Srivastav

  8. Virendra Kumar Srivastava

  9. Suresh Kumar Gupta

  10. Sushri Ghandikota Sri Devi

  11. Narendra Kumar Johari

  12. Raj Beer Singh

  13. Ajith Singh

They are appointed as additional judges for a period of two years from the date they assume charge.

On September 25, the SC collegium had recommended the elevation of 17 advocates.

On October 31, the SC collegium had recommended elevation of 13 judicial officers.

The first notification of fifteen names may be read here.

The second notification of thirteen names may be read here.

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