Two new judges, Justice Rajesh Bindal and Justice Aravind Kumar took oath as Supreme Court judges on Monday taking the working strength of the top court to its full quorum of 34. .Chief Justice of India (CJI) DY Chandrachud administered the oath of the office to the two new judges..The Collegium had recommended the elevation of the two judges on January 31.Justice Rajesh Bindal was appointed a judge of the Punjab and Haryana High Court in March 2006 and was eventually appointed as the Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court in October 2021. In terms of seniority, Justice Bindal is the second most senior judge among High Court judges in the country.While recommending his name, the Collegium had also observed that the Punjab and Haryana High Court, which is Justice Bindal's parent High Court and one of the largest High Courts, is not adequately represented in the Supreme Court.Justice Aravind Kumar was appointed as an additional judge of the Karnataka High Court in June 2009 and was confirmed as a permanent judge in December 2012. He was elevated as Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court of Gujarat in October 2021.In terms of all-India seniority, Justice Kumar is presently the 26th senior-most Judge among High Court Judges. Further, Justice Kumar is presently the second-senior most Judge among judges hailing from the Karnataka High Court..The Central government had cleared their names on February 10.