SC collegium names 9 to be elevated as HC judgestext_fields
New Delhi: The Supreme Court Collegium, headed by the Chief Justice of India (CJI), recommended the names of seven judicial officers and two advocates to be elevated as judges of different high courts, PTI reported.
The Collegium, in its meeting, approved the proposal for the elevation of Judicial Officers -- Ramachandra Dattatray Huddar and Venkatesh Naik Thavaryanaik as judges in the Karnataka High Court.
"The Supreme Court Collegium, in its meeting held on January 10, 2023, has, on reconsideration, resolved to reiterate its earlier recommendation for the elevation of Shri Nagendra Ramachandra Naik, Advocate, as Judge in the Karnataka High Court," the resolution stated.
In another decision, the Collegium approved the proposal for the elevation of advocate Neela Kedar Gokhale as a judge of the Bombay High Court.
It also recommended the elevation of Judicial Officer Mridul Kumar Kalita as a judge in the Gauhati High Court.
With regard to Andhra Pradesh, the Collegium okayed the promotion of Judicial Officers P. Venkata Jyothirmai and V Gopalakrishna Rao as judges of the high court there.
The Collegium also approved the proposal for the elevation of Judicial Officers Aribam Guneshwar Sharma and Golmei Gaiphulshillu Kabui as judges in the Manipur High Court.