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Justices Hemant, Subhash, M R Shah & Ajay were sworn in as judges of SC

Justices Hemant Gupta, R Subhash Reddy, Mukesh Kumar Rasikbhai Shah and Ajay Rastogi were sworn-in as the Judges of the Supreme Court of India.
Justices Hemant, Subhash, M R Shah & Ajay were sworn in as judges of SC
  • They were administered oath of office by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi.
  • They will have tenure till they attain age of 65.

Details:

  • These four new judges of SC were appointed by President Ram Nath Kovind under Article 124 based on the recommendation of SC Collegium comprising CJI Ranjan Gogoi, Justice Madan B Lokur, Justice Kurian Joseph, Justice A K Sikri and Justice S A Bobde.
  • With this, the total number of judges at the Supreme Court rose to 28.
  • The sanctioned strength of Supreme Court judges is 31 including the Chief Justice.
  • Prior to this elevation, Justice Gupta served as Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court; Justice Rastogi as Chief Justice of the Tripura High Court; Justice Shah as Chief Justice of the Patna High Court and Justice Reddy as Chief Justice of Gujarat High Court.

Question:

Q. Justices Hemant Gupta, R Subhash Reddy, Mukesh Kumar Rasikbhai Shah and Ajay Rastogi were sworn-in as the Judges of which Court?
a. Patna High Court
b. Bombay High Court
c. Supreme Court of India
d. None of the above
Justices Hemant, Subhash, M R Shah & Ajay were sworn in as judges of SC Justices Hemant, Subhash, M R Shah & Ajay were sworn in as judges of SC Reviewed by Inderjeet Virdi on November 05, 2018 Rating: 5

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