Justices Sudhanshu Dhulia and JB Pardiwala were sworn in as Supreme Court judges on Monday taking the top court to its full functioning strength of 34. .Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana administered oath of office to both judges a while back. The Supreme Court Collegium had recommended their elevation to the top court on May 5. The Central government had acted swiftly and cleared the recommendations on May 7. .Justice Dhulia, whose parent High Court is Uttarakhand, was serving as Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court when he was recommended to the top court. Justice Dhulia was born on August 10, 1960.He joined the Bar at Allahabad High Court in 1986 and shifted to his home State Uttarakhand on its formation in 2000. He was the first Chief Standing Counsel in the Uttarakhand High Court and was later an Additional Advocate General for Uttarakhand. He was designated a Senior Advocate in 2004.He was elevated as the judge of Uttarakhand High Court in November 2008 and later became the Chief Justice of the Gauhati High Court on January 10, 2021..Justice Pardiwala, who hails from Gujarat High Court, was born on August 12, 1965 and started his law practice in 1989. He was appointed Standing Counsel for the Gujarat High Court and its subordinate courts since 2002 and continued as such till his elevation to the Bench.He was elevated as an additional judge of the Gujarat High Court on February 17, 2011 and confirmed as permanent judge on January 28, 2013.