NEW DELHI: The government on Tuesday notified the appointment of 25 additional judges for the high courts of Allahabad and Calcutta, 19 for Allahabad and six for Kolkata.
The appointment of 19 advocates as judges of Allahabad HC comes a year after the Supreme Courtcollegium had first recommended their names. Interestingly , the government had sent back the list to the collegium twice, seeking clarifications and reconsideration. Every time, the SC reiterated the names of the 19 advocates.
The judges appointed to Allahabad HC include two senior advocates practising in the SC -D K Singh and C D Singh.
As carried in TOI