The Allahabad High Court, which has been working with 93 judges as in opposition to the sanctioned power of 160, could now get 16 extra judges whose names have been really useful by the three-member collegium-headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana to the Centre for the judgeship.
The Supreme Court Collegium has resolved to reiterate its earlier advice for elevation of three judicial officers as judges within the Allahabad High Court.
If the really useful names are cleared by the Centre, the power of Allahabad High Court will attain 109 judges in its two benches at Allahabad and Lucknow.
The three judicial officers whose names have been reiterated by the Collegium are Om Prakash Tripathi, Umesh Chandra Sharma, and Syed Waiz Mian.
The Collegium, in a gathering held on August 24, okayed the proposal and the assertion was uploaded on the apex courtroom web site on Friday night.
Besides them, the names of 13 attorneys have additionally been authorized for appointment as judges of the Allahabad High Court.
The 13 attorneys are Chandra Kumar Rai, Shishir Jain, Krishan Pahal, Sameer Jain, Ashutosh Srivastava, Subhash Vidyarthi, Brij Raj Singh, Prakash Singh, Vikas Budhwar, Vikram D Chauhan, Rishad Murtaza, Dhruv Mathur and Vimlendu Tripathi.
Over 1.8 lakh prison appeals are pending adjudication within the Allahabad High Court, presently having 93 judges in opposition to the sanctioned power of 160. Besides Ramana, Justices U U Lalit and A M Khanwilkar are a part of the three-member Collegium which takes selections with regard to the excessive courtroom judges.
In an unprecedented choice, the Supreme Court Collegium has really useful as many as 68 names in a single go for appointments as judges in 12 excessive courts, together with in Allahabad, Rajasthan and Calcutta, which might be going through a extreme crunch of judges.
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