Delhi: Three new High Court judges take oath today
Three new Delhi High Court judges on Thursday took oath of office, taking the strength of the court to 47. Read more on Dynamite News:
New Delhi: Three new Delhi High Court judges on Thursday took oath of office, taking the total strength of the Court to 47.
Acting Chief Justice Vipin Sanghi administered the oath of office to Justices Purushaindra Kumar Kaurav, Anish Dayal and Amit Sharma.
The swearing-in ceremony took place in the court of the Chief Justice.
The other High Court judges, lawyers and family members of the newly sworn-in judges were also present on the occasion.
The new appointments take the number of judges in the High Court to 47, including 12 women judges. However, the sanctioned strength of the High Court is 60.
The Central government On May 31 notified the appointment of Justices Dayal and Sharma, who were practising lawyers.
The Central government on Wednesday also notified the transfer of Justice Kaurav from the Madhya Pradesh High Court to the Delhi High Court. The Supreme Court had recommended his transfer last month.