Pendency: Amend Constitution to increase retirement age of High Court judges, strength of Supreme Court, CJI to Prime Minister

Pendency: Amend Constitution to increase retirement age of High Court judges, strength of Supreme Court, CJI to Prime Minister

In order to tackle the pendency of cases in the Supreme Court and High Courts, the Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi has batted for Constitutional amendments to raise the retirement age of High Court judges to 65 years and to increase the strength of judges in the Supreme Court. CJI Gogoi has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting Constitutional amendments to that effect, reports ToI.

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