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Bombay High Court’s ten additional Judges elevated as permanent judges

According to the Law Ministry, ten more judges of the Bombay High Court were elevated as permanent judges on Thursday.

Justices Avinash Gunwant Gharote, Nitin Bhagawantrao Suryawanshi, Anil Satyavijay Kilor, Milind Narendra Jadhav, Mukund Govindrao Sewlikar  Virendrasingh Gyansingh Bisht, Debadwar Bhalchandra Ugrasen, Mukulika Shrikant Jawalkar, Surendra Pandharinath Tavade, and Nitin Rudrasen Borkar  were to be justices of the Bombay High Court with effect from the date they presumed charge of their different jurisdiction, according to a notification released by the Department of Justice.

Additional judges are often appointed for a two-year term before being raised to permanent status. According to the latest statistics available on the Department of Justice’s website, the Bombay High Court has a sanctioned strength of 94 judges but is now operating with 62, a 32-judge deficiency.

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