The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended the appointment of four lawyers as judges of Karnataka High Court.
The decision was taken at a meeting of the Collegium held on October 6.
The four lawyers recommended for appointment to the Bench are:
1. Anant Ramanath Hegde;
2. Cheppudira Monnappa Poonacha;
3. Siddaiah Rachaiah;
4. Kannankuzhyil Sreedharan Hemalekha.
As on October 1, 2021, the Karnataka High Court is functioning with 45 judges as against its sanctioned strength of 62, a vacancy position of 17.
[Read Collegium Statement]