The Supreme Court Collegium has permitted the proposal for elevation of seven advocates as judges of the Delhi High Court.
The Collegium headed by Chief Justice of India N V Ramana in its assembly on May 4 additionally cleared the advice for elevating seven judicial officers as judges of the Patna High Court, and an advocate as choose within the Andhra Pradesh High Court, based on an official assertion.
Advocates whose names had been cleared for the Delhi HC are Vikas Mahajan, Tushar Rao Gedela, Manmeet Pritam Singh Arora, Sachin Datta, Amit Mahajan, Gaurang Kanth, and Saurabh Banerjee.
For Patna HC, the Collegium has permitted the names of judicial officers Shailendra Singh, Arun Kumar Jha, Jitendra Kumar, Alok Kumar Pandey, Sunil Dutta Mishra, Chandra Prakash Singh, and Chandra Shekhar Jha.
It additionally cleared the elevation of Advocate Mehabub Subhani Shaik as Judge within the Andhra Pradesh High Court.
As per the Department of Justice, the Delhi High had 25 vacancies as on May 1, 2022. Patna HC had 26 vacancies and Andhra Pradesh 11 for a similar interval.