Pinnacle court to induce two more judges as CJI-led collegium sends recommendations

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Gauhati judicature jurist Sudhanshu Dhulia and Gujarat judicature judge Jamshed Burjor Pardiwala are set to be elevated as Supreme Court judges.

The Supreme Court is ready to induce two more judges because the collegium, led by magistrate of India NV Ramana, on Thursday recommended the elevation of chief justices of two high courts.

Gauhati state supreme court jurist Sudhanshu Dhulia and Gujarat court judge Jamshed Burjor Pardiwala are set to be elevated as Supreme Court judges. 

Justice Dhulia are going to be the second Judge to be elevated from the Uttarakhand tribunal while Justice Pardiwala are the fourth Parsi to adorn the Bench of the highest court, a PTI report said.

The top court currently has two vacancies with its sanctioned strength of 34. However, quite few judges are set to retire soon. The Collegium consists of CJI Ramana and Justices UU Lalit, AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud, and L Nageswara Rao.

Born on August 10, 1960, Justice Dhulia completed his masters in modern history in 1983 and LLB in 1986. A second generation legal professional, he was elevated as a permanent judge of Uttarakhand court on November 1, 2008 and took oath because the magistrate of Gauhati supreme court on January 10, 2021, in step with available information.

Justice Pardiwala was born on August 12, 1965, in Mumbai and had graduated from JP Arts College, Valsad, in 1985. He obtained his degree in law from KM Law College, Valsad, in 1988.

Born during a family of lawyers, Justice Pardiwala started practising in Valsad before shifting to Gujarat supreme court, Ahmedabad, in September, 1990. He had practiced altogether branches of law.

He was appointed as standing counsel for the supreme court of Gujarat and its subordinate courts in 2002 and continued within the position till his elevation to the bench.

He became an extra judge of the state supreme court February 17, 2011, and confirmed as permanent Judge on January 28, 2013.