Justices B R Gavai, Surya Kant, Aniruddha Bose And A S Bopanna Sworn-in As SC Judges

Justices B R Gavai, Surya Kant, Aniruddha Bose And A S Bopanna Sworn-in As SC Judges

Justices B R Gavai, Surya Kant, Aniruddha Bose and A S Bopanna were sworn-in as Supreme Court judges at the oath taking ceremony which took place at the CJI's court today morning.

The centre had notified the appointments of these judges on Wednesday.

With their appointments, the Supreme Court will have the full strength of 31 judges.

It was on May 8 that the SC collegium recommended the elevation of Justice Gavai from Bombay High Court (Nagpur Bench) and Surya Kant, who is the Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court.

On May 8 itself, the Collegium had reiterated the proposals for elevation of Justices Aniruddha Bose( CJ of Jharkhand HC) and A S Bopanna(CJ of Guahati HC). This was done on the very next day of the Centre returning the earlier proposal forwarded by the Collegium on April 12 for their elevation.