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SC Collegium recommends Justices Gavai, Surya Kant for apex court

Against the sanctioned strength of 31 judges, the apex court is presently functioning with 27 judges

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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A five-member Collegium headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi met on Wednesday and recommended these two names

The Collegium has recommended the names of Justices B R and to the Centre for their elevation as apex court judges.

According to a Live Law report, the apex court has reiterated the names of two high court judges for elevation. Earlier, the government is learnt to have returned to the collegium names of two high court chief justices recommended for elevation as judges of the Supreme Court, sources aware of the development said. On April 12, the collegium had recommended the names of Jharkhand High Court Aniruddha Bose, and Gauhati HC A S Bopanna for elevation to the top court. 

Justice is presently a of the and Justice Kant is the of the

As per the Collegium recommendation uploaded on the top court's website, the five-member Collegium headed by Chief Justice met on Wednesday and recommended these two names for their elevation as judges.

Against the sanctioned strength of 31 judges, the apex court is presently functioning with 27 judges.

First Published: Thu, May 09 2019. 10:46 IST
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