Center returns names of two high courts that have been sentenced to the Supreme Court
NEW DELHI: The Center Has Requested The Reconsideration Of Names Of Jharkhand High Court Chief Justice And Gauhati HC CJ For Appointment Of Judges To The SC.
The Five-member Collegium Of CJI And Justices SA Bobde, NV Ramana, Arun Mishra And RF Nariman Met Informally On Tuesday Afternoon To Discuss The Objections Of The Center ' S Against The Recommendation Of The Collegium ' S April 12th Justices Bose (older HC Calcutta) And Bopanna (older HC Karnataka) As SC Judges.
SC Sources Said That The Center Had Raised No Objections To The Integrity Of The Two Main Beneficiaries And That The Objections Were Primarily Focused On Their Lack Of Seniority Among The All-India Judges ' List. Because The Collegium Had Already Taken Into Account Their Seniority In The List Of Judges In India, And Their Attack, Sources Said Their Names Would Probably Be Repeated When The Collegium Formally Meets Later This Week. Currently, The SC Has 27 Judges, Including The CJI, Against The Sanctioned Power Of 31 Judges.
Sources Said In His Next Meeting That The Collegium Is Likely To Take The Names Of More HC Judges Into Consideration For Appointment To The SC, Since The Workload Has Increased Frequently And The Collegium Members Believe That The SC Should Work At Maximum Strength As Far As Possible.
Sources Said That The Names Of Himachal Pradesh CJ Surya Kant And Bombay HC ' S Justice Bhushan Gavai Probably Later In The Collegiate ' S Discussion Would Appear. In His Recommendation Of April 12, The College Acknowledged That Justice Bose, Who Was Named Judge Calcutta HC On January 19, 2004, And Who Was Elevated To CJ Van Jharkhand HC On August 11, 2018, Was Number 12 In India's Seniority. HC Judges. Justice Bopanna, Appointed Karnataka HC Judge On January 6, 2006, And Exalted As Gauhati HC CJ On October 29, Last Year, Was On 36.
The Recommendation Of The Collegium On April 12 Had Said:" Although The College Recommends Recommendations From Bose And Justice Bopanna, The Collegium, In Addition To Their Merits And Integrity, Has Taken Into Account The Combined Seniority Based On The Main Judges And Based On India . Higher Judges Of HCs. The Collegium Has Taken Into Account The Desirability Of Giving Appropriate Representation On The SC Bank, As Far As Possible, To All HCs. "