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Justice Hemant Gupta, R. Subhash Reddy, MR Shah & Ajay Rastogi took oath as SC Judge

 

 

Oath Taking Ceremony: Justices Hemant Gupta, R. Subhash Reddy, MR Shah and Ajay Rastogi took oath as Supreme Court Judge

Supreme Court Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi administered the oath of Justice to Hemant Gupta, Justice R. Subhash Reddy, Justice MR Shah and Justice Ajay Rastogi as Supreme Judge of the Supreme Court on 02 November 2018.

In the shortest time, the President accepted the recommendation of the Supreme Court Collegium and passed the order of appointment in the Supreme Court of the Judges.

The appointments of these four judges will be effective from the date of their adoption.

With the swearing of four new judges, the total number of judges in the Supreme Court was 28.

While in the Supreme Court, the total sanctioned posts of judges are 31, in which three posts remain vacant.

The Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi, Justice Madan B Lokur, Justice Kurien Joseph, Justice AK Sikri and Justice S.A. Bobde's Collegium had on October 30 asked the government to appoint these four judges as the Supreme Court Judge.

These four judges, Justice Hemant Gupta, Justice R. Subhash Reddy, Justice Mukesh Kumar, Rasikbhai Shah and Justice Ajay Rastogi come in the rank of seniority of All India High Court Judges at 4,5,17 and 25.

The retirement age of the judge in the High Court is 62. The Supreme Court Justice retires at the age of 65 years.


 

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