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4 New SC Judges Appointed

Current context: Four new appoints have been made for the Supreme Court Judge on 19th September 2019.
4 New SC Judges Appointed 
  • The four judges are the Chief Justices of the High Courts.
  • The total strength of the Supreme Court has now gone up to the highest ever number of 34.
  • The appointed judges are as:
    • Himachal Pradesh High Court Chief Justice V. Ramasubramanian
    • Punjab and Haryana High Court Chief Justice Krishna Murari
    • Rajasthan High Court Chief Justice S. Ravindra Bhat
    • Kerala High Court Chief Justice Hrishikesh Roy
  • Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, head of the SC collegium recommended the names of the judges for appointment to the apex court on 28th August 2019.
  • The number of judges has been recently increased by the Parliament from 31 to 34, including the Chief Justice of India.

Question: 

Q.1 What is the present strength of Judges in the Supreme Court?
a. 31
b. 32
c. 33
d. 34
e. 35
4 New SC Judges Appointed 4 New SC Judges Appointed Reviewed by Neha Verma on September 19, 2019 Rating: 5

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