SC Collegium Recommends Elevation of Four Advocates As Judges Of Punjab & Haryana HC [Read Resolution]
The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended the elevation of four Advocates as Judges of Punjab and Haryana High Court.
The collegium comprising Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice MB Lokur recommended that the following Advocates be elevated as judges:
- Ms. Manjari Nehru Kaul
- Mr. Harsimran Singh Sethi
- Mr. Arun Kumar Monga
- Mr. Manoj Bajaj
The collegium had eleven candidates before it. The recommendations were made by the then Chief Justice of the Punjab & Haryana High Court on 24th November, 2017, in consultation with his two senior-most colleagues.
The other Advocates whose candidature was considered were Sukant Gupta, Sanjay Vashisth, Jasdeep Singh Gill, Mansur Ali, Sunil Kumar Singh Panwar, Deepinder Singh Nalwa, and Harsh Bunger. While consideration of their cases was deferred without allotting any specific reason, the collegium said that the proposal for elevating Deepinder Singh Nalwa and Harsh Bunger would be taken up for consideration after some time.Read the Resolution Here