Appointment of 11 judicial officers and 2 advocates as Additional High Court Judges, Centre recommends transfer of two High Court judges

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Today, the Central Government notified the appointment of 11 Judicial Officers and 2 Advocates as Judges in the High Courts. Also, the transfer of two High Court Judges was also notified. The announcement was also shared on Twitter by Law Minister Kiren Rijiju, “In exercise of the power conferred by the Constitution of India, the resident of India, after consultation with the Chief Justice of India, is pleased to appoint the following as Judges in the High Courts and also transfer High Court Judges.” The names recommended for fresh appointment of High Court judges were:

  • Sanjay Kumar Jaiswal (Judicial Officer)
  • Girish Kathpalia (Judicial Officer)
  • Manoj Jain (Judicial Officer)
  • Roopesh Chandra Varshney (Judicial Officer)
  • Smt. Anuradha Shukla (Judicial Officer)
  • Sanjeev Sudhakar Kalgaonkar (Judicial Officer)
  • Prem Narayan Singh (Judicial Officer)
  • Achal Kumar Paliwal (Judicial Officer)
  • Hirdesh (Judicial Officer)
  • Avnindra Kumar Singh (Judicial Officer)
  • Vivek Bharti Sharma (Judicial Officer)
  • Rakesh Thapliyal (Advocate)
  • Pankaj Purohit (Advocate)

The Union Government appointed Judicial Officer Sanjay Kumar Jaiswal as the Additional Judge of the Chhattisgarh High Court. Also, Judicial Officers Manoj Jain and Girish Kathpalia were appointed as Additional Judges of the Delhi High Court. In addition, Judicial Officers Sanjeev Sudhakar Kalgaonkar and Smt. Anuradha Shukla were appointed as the Madhya Pradesh High Court Judges. Moreover, Advocates Pankaj Purohit and Rakesh Thapliyal were appointed as Uttarakhand High Court Judges. Apart from this, the Patna High Court judge, Justice Sanjeev Prakash Sharma, was transferred as a judge of the Punjab and Haryana High Court, and Judge of the Madhya Pradesh High Court was appointed as the judge of the Jammu  & Kashmir and Ladakh High Court.

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