The Supreme Court Collegium has proposed the appointment of six judicial officers as judges of Punjab and Haryana High Court.
They are :
- (1) Ashok Kumar Verma
(2) Sant Parkash Phutela
(3) Karamjit Singh
(4) Vivek Puri
(5) Mrs. Meenakshi I. Mehta
(6) Mrs. Archana Puri
The HC Collegium had forwarded seven names on 14th March 2019.
The SC Collegium has omitted Shri Satish Agarwal from the proposed list by High Court saying " As regards Shri Satish Kumar Aggarwal, having regard to the material on record and all relevant factors, the Collegium is of the considered view that his case deserves to be remitted to the High Court.The Collegium resolves to recommend accordingly"
Collegium also noted the non-recommendation of one of senior judicial officer and agreed with the justification given by the High Court.