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Five new judges were appointed to the Supreme Court on Wednesday, taking it working strength to 28.
Those elevated to the apex court are five high court judges, including four chief justices of state high courts.
They are: Madras High Court Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul, Rajasthan HC Chief Justice Naveen Sinha, Kerala HC Chief Justice Mohan M Shantanagouder, Chhattisgarh HC Chief Justice Dipak Gupta and Karnataka HC judge S Abdul Nazeer.
The working strength of the Supreme Court has received a fillip with the fresh appointments. Though it has a sanctioned strength of 31, the top court is working with only 23 judges.