Record 68 names in the list by collegiums ,center yet to take call

Record 68 names in one go for HC judges appointments by SC collegium

Between 8th August to 1st September Apex Court Collegium considered and discussed 112 candidates names for 12 HC judges and recommended 68 names in one go which set a new record in the judicial system as it yet to take a call by the center even when High courts are facing severe crunch of judges and Supreme Court is trying to hurry up for all the vacant seats.


Collegium recommended 68 names for 12 High Courts judges included 2 from Karnataka and 1 from Jammu and Kashmir third times and 10 others recommended second times, rest are fresh.

44 in 68 are from Bar and 24 are from judicial service will get appoint in these 12 High Courts

of Allahabad, Rajasthan, Calcutta, Jharkhand, Jammu and Kashmir, Madras, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Punjab, Haryana, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Assam if get no objection from the center.

According to the data of the Law ministry total of 25 High Courts in India contains 1098 seats of judges and till 1st September 465 seats were vacant.

Supreme Court took a historic decision on 17th august when collegium sent nine names including 3 women for supreme court judges, cleared with pace led them swearing on 31 August.

Apex collegium

The three-member collegium of justices U U Lalit, Justice A M Khanwilkar and Chief justice of India N V Ramana questioned the government for the reasons of delay in clearing the names of judges recommended by the collegium as in India CJI and rest of collegium has to take a call on the elevation.

The Supreme court is much straight towards all the appointments of tribunals and judicial as the poor condition of the system and heavy workload can be seen clearly.

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