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Centre Notifies The Appointment Of Three Lawyers And One Jud. Officer As Additional Judges Of Kerala HC [Read Notification]

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4 March 2020 12:07 PM GMT
Centre Notifies The Appointment Of Three Lawyers And One Jud. Officer As Additional Judges Of Kerala HC [Read Notification]
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Centre has notified the appointment of Advocates T R Ravi, Bechu Kurian Thomas and P Gopinath, and judicial officer M R Anitha as the judges of High Court of Kerala.

The Supreme Court Collegium has proposed the elevation of the three advocates on January 29.

Bechu Kurian Thomas, a designated Senior Advocate, is the son of former Supreme Court judge Justice K T Thomas. Senior Advocate P Gopinath is a partner of the law firm Menon & Pai.


Advocate T R Ravi was a former government pleader.

M R Anitha is at present the District and Sessions Judge of Kozhikode.

The Kerala High Court has a sanctioned strength of 47 judges (35 permanent, 12 additional), against which there are 15 vacancies as on January 1, 2020.

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