Gauhati Sept 4(ILNS): The Supreme Court Collegium in its meeting held on September 1, 2021, has approved the proposal for the elevation of Advocates namely Shri Kakheto Sema, Shri Devashis Baruah, and Shri Arun Dev Choudhury as judges in the Gauhati High court.
Further, the Collegium has recommended names of two-Judicial Officers Smt. Malasri Nandi, and Smt. Marli Vankung as Judges in the Gauhati High Court.
The Gauhati High Court has a sanctioned strength of 24 Judges (18 Permanent Judges and 6 Additional Judges) including Kohima, Aizwal, Itanagar Bench.
According to the list of Judges by the Department of Justice, Ministry, as on September 1st 2021, there are currently 16 sitting judges (permanent) and 4 additional judges at Gauhati High Court.
After the approval of recommended Strength, the Gauhati High Court will have 25 sitting Judges./ILNS/KR/SNG