Supreme Court Collegium Recommends Elevation Of Five Judicial Officers As Judges Of Karnataka High Court
The Karnataka High Court building. (Photographer: Lakshmi Samyukta/Bloomberg)

Supreme Court Collegium Recommends Elevation Of Five Judicial Officers As Judges Of Karnataka High Court

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The Supreme Court Collegium on Monday recommended to the government elevation of five judicial officers as Judges of Karnataka High Court.

The officers are -- Shivashankar Amarannavar, M Ganeshaiah Uma, Vedavyasachar Srishananda, Hanchate Sanjeevkumar and Padmaraj Nemachandra Desai.

In a series of decisions, the Collegium, headed by Chief Justice of India SA Bobde, also approved the proposal for appointment of three Additional Judges of the Calcutta High Court -- Justices Bibek Chaudhuri, Subhasis Dasgupta, and Suvra Ghosh -- as Permanent Judges of the high court.

The Collegium also put a stamp of approval on the proposal for elevation of the three advocates as Judges of the Andhra Pradesh High Court -- Boppudi Krishna Mohan, K Suresh Reddy and K Lalitha Kumari.

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Besides, it approved the proposal for elevation of advocate B Vijaysen Reddy as a Judge of the Telangana High Court.

Apart from Chief Justice Bobde, Justices NV Ramana, Arun Mishra, RF Nariman and R Banumathi are part of the new 5-judge Collegium.

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