Centre notifies appointment of Justices V Ramasubramanian, Krishna Murari, S Ravindra Bhat, Hrishikesh Roy as Supreme Court judges
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Centre notifies appointment of Justices V Ramasubramanian, Krishna Murari, S Ravindra Bhat, Hrishikesh Roy as Supreme Court judges

Murali Krishnan

The Central government has cleared the appointment of Justices V Ramasubramanian, Krishna Murari, S Ravindra Bhat and Hrishikesh Roy as Supreme Court judges.

Notifications to that effect have been published today.

The Collegium had passed the resolution on August 28 recommending the four High Court Chief Justices for elevation to Supreme Court.

Justice V Ramasubramanian was appointed as an additional judge of the Madras High Court in July 2006, and as a permanent judge in November 2009. He was transferred to the High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad in 2016, consequent upon his own request.  After the bifurcation of the High Court, he was retained as a judge of the Telangana High Court.  He was appointed as Chief Justice of the Himachal Pradesh High Court in June. this year.

Justice Krishna Murari was appointed as an additional judge of the Allahabad High Court in 2004 and as a permanent judge the following year. He took over as Chief Justice of the Punjab & Haryana High Court in June this year.

Justice S Ravindra Bhat was appointed an Additional judge of Delhi High Court in 2004 and was made a permanent judge in 2006. He was appointed as Chief Justice of the Rajasthan High Court earlier this year.

Justice Hrishikesh Roy was made an additional judge of the Gauhati High Court in 2006 and was made permanent in 2008. He assumed charge as Chief Justice of the Kerala High Court in August last year.

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