New Delhi: Three high court chief justices were elevated to the Supreme Court on Thursday. These three new judges of the Supreme Court will take oath at 4:15 pm on Thursday.
After they are sworn in, the apex court will function with its full strength of 34 judges.
The new judges appointed to the Supreme Court are Delhi High Court Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma, Rajasthan High Court Chief Justice Augustine George Masih and Gauhati High Court Chief Justice Sandeep Mehta.
Their names were recommended by the Supreme Court Collegium on November 6. Law Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal announced their appointment on X.
The last time, the top court attained its full strength was in February this year, when justices Rajesh Bindal and Aravind Kumar were elevated to the apex court.