SC Collegium Recommends Elevation Of 10 Judicial Officers As Judges Of Madras High Court

SC Collegium Recommends Elevation Of 10 Judicial Officers As Judges Of Madras High CourtSupreme Court of India (Sonu Mehta/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

The Supreme Court Collegium on Wednesday (23 September) approved the proposal for elevation of 10 judicial officers as Judges of the Madras High Court.

The five-judge Collegium, headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde and comprising Justices N V Ramana, R F Nariman, U U Lalit and A M Khanwilkar, recommended the elevation of judicial officers Kannammal Shanmuga Sundaram, Sathikumar Sukumara Kurup, Murali Shankar Kuppuraju, Manjula Ramaraju Nalliah, and Thamilselvi T Valayapalayam.

Besides the above, the Collegium also approved names of G. Chandrasekharan, A A Nakkiran, Sivagnanam Veerasamy, Ilangovan Ganesan, and Ananthi Subramanian.

The decision of the Collegium was published on the website of the Supreme Court.

If the appointment of these judicial officers are approved by the Centre, the Madras High Court will have 64 judges as against a sanctioned strength of 75 judges, reports Bar and Bench.

(With inputs from IANS)