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SC Collegium recommends 4 permanent judges for Allahabad HC

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Collegium has recommended appointment of four additional judges of the Allahabad as permanent judges.

The collegium, comprising and justices J Chelameswar and Ranjan Gogoi, also recommended that one of the High Court, at present functioning on transfer in the Gauhati High Court, be made a

The four judges whose names have been recommended are Ashok Kumar, Vivek Chaudhary, and

The name of Justice of has been recommended for a there.

The collegium, in its resolution, has also said that the recommendation for appointment of Justice Serto be processed expeditiously as his term expires on March 13.

The resolution also clarified that Justice Serto would continue to function in the Gauhati

The collegium said that the proposal regarding the transfer of another to High Court would be considered later.

"We have also taken note of the observations of the made in the file with regard to proposal for transfer of some other to in view of depleted strength of judges in that high court.

"The proposal for transfer, in terms of the Memorandum of Procedure, would be considered by the collegium comprising the of and four senior-most judges of the Supreme Court, in due course of time," the resolution said.

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First Published: Thu, March 08 2018. 20:20 IST