2 More Judges of SC Take Oath; Apex Court attains Full Strength of Judges

New Delhi: Two new judges of the Supreme Court Justices Rajesh Bindal and Aravind Kumar took the oath on Monday. With their addition, the Supreme Court attained its full strength of 34 judges after a gap of nine months.

Justice Bindal was the Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court while Justice Kumar was the Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court, before they were appointed as Supreme Court judges.

On February 6, five judges were administered oaths by the Chief Justice of India (CJI) DY Chandrachud. They were Justices Pankaj Mithal, Sanjay Karol, P V Sanjay Kumar, Ahsanuddin Amanullah and Manoj Misra. Their names were recommended for elevation as apex court judges by the Supreme Court Collegium on December 13, 2022.


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