New Delhi, May 05: The Supreme Court Collegium headed by Chief Justice of India NV Ramana has recommended Gauhati High Court Chief Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia and Gujarat High Court Judge Justice Jamshed Burjor Pardiwala for appointment as judges of the apex court. In such a situation, the Supreme Court is now going to get two more judges.
The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended the names of two new judges. The recommendation of these names has been sent to the Central Government. In such a situation, Chief Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia and Gujarat High Court Judge Jamshed B Pardiwala are set to be elevated as judges of the Supreme Court. The collegium headed by Chief Justice of India NV Ramana on Thursday recommended the elevation of two high court chief justices. According to a report by Live Law, two posts are currently vacant in the apex court with a sanctioned strength of 34. However, some judges are going to retire soon.
Supreme Court Collegium led by Chief Justice of India NV Ramana has recommended Gauhati High Court Chief Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia and Gujarat High Court judge, Justice Jamshed Burjor Pardiwala, for appointment as top court judges. pic.twitter.com/I6LXcGY6mW
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According to media reports, Justice Dhulia will be the second judge to be elevated from the Uttarakhand High Court, while Justice Pardiwala will be the fourth Parsi judge in the Supreme Court. Let us inform that both the judges will have a tenure of about 2 years and 3 months as Chief Justice. It is worth noting that after five years, the judge of the minority community is being promoted. In February 2017, Judge S Abdul Nazeer was elevated to the Supreme Court.
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Born on 10 August 1960, Justice Dhulia completed his Masters in Modern History in 1983 and LLB in 1986. He was elevated as a permanent judge of the Uttarakhand High Court on 1 November 2008. Then on 10 January 2021, he took oath as the Chief Justice of the Gauhati High Court. Justice Pardiwala was born on 12 August 1965 in Mumbai and graduated from Jaypee Arts College, Valsad in 1985. Then in 1988 he earned a law degree from KM Law College, Valsad. Was appointed as Standing Counsel for Gujarat High Court and its subordinate courts in the year 2002 and remained in this position till his promotion to the Bench. Became an additional judge of the High Court on February 17, 2011 and took over as a permanent judge on January 28, 2013.