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Centre clears appointment of Six Additional Judges to the Bombay High Court
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Centre clears appointment of Six Additional Judges to the Bombay High Court

Rintu Mariam Biju

The Centre has cleared the appointment of six Additional Judges to the Bombay High Court.

As per a notification issued today, the following names have been cleared for appointment as Additional High Court Judges.

  •  Mukund Govindrao Sewlikar
  •  Virendrasingh Gyansingh Bisht
  •  Debadwar Bhalchandra Ugrasen
  •  Mukulika Shrikant Jawalkar
  •  Surendra Pandharinath Tavade 
  •  Nitin Rudrasen Borkar

The appointment of all Additional Judges except Debadwar Bhalchandra Ugrasen will be for a period of two years with effect from the date they assume charge of their respective offices, in the order of seniority.

However, the period of appointment of Debadwar Bhalchandra Ugrasen would be with effect from the date he assumes charge of his office till June 16, 2021.

The Supreme Court Collegium had recommended the appointment of seven judicial officers as Judges in September this year. However, the notification is silent on the appointment of SD Kulkarni. 

[Read the notification here]

NOTIFICATION-BOMBAY-HIGH-COURT.pdf
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