Delhi High Court gets four new judges

Delhi High Court gets four new judges

NEW DELHI: Four new judges were Monday appointed to the Delhi High Court, taking the strength of the court to 38 as against the approved strength of 60.nnAccording to separate Law Ministry notifications, advocates Jyoti Singh, Prateek Jalan, Anup Jairam Bhambhari and Sanjeev Narula have been appointed as judges of the Delhi HC.nnThe Delhi High Court has an approved strength of 60, but was facing a shortage of 26 judges before these four appointments were made.nnAs of Monday, there are 34 judges in the Delhi HC. Once the new judges take oath, the working strength will go up to 38.nnThe collegium had also recommended the name of advocate Manoj Ohri. But he does not figure in Monday’s list as the government has decided not to go ahead with his appointment “as of now”, a senior government functionary said.nnSource: Press Trust of India

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