Central government clears appointment of 6 judicial officers, 3 advocates as judges of Rajasthan High Court

The Rajasthan High Court which has a sanctioned strength of 50 judges is currently working with 27 judges, a vacancy position of 23.
Rajasthan High court
Rajasthan High court

The Central Government on Friday cleared the appointment of six judicial officers and three advocates as judges of Rajasthan High Court.

A tweet was shared by the Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju on his Twitter handle.

The following are the judicial officers who have been appointed:

  • Rajendra Prakash Soni

  • Ashok Kumar Jain

  • Yogendra Kumar Purohit

  • Bhuwan Goyal

  • Praveer Bhatnagar

  • Ashutosh Kumar

The advocates who have been appointed are:

  • Ganesh Ram Meena

  • Anil Kumar Upman

  • Nupur Bhati

The Supreme Court Collegium had recommended the appointment of Meena in September 2021.

The names of the remaining 8 persons were recommended by the Collegium on November 23, 2022.

The Rajasthan High Court which has a sanctioned strength of 50 judges is currently working with 27 judges, a vacancy position of 23.

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