Delhi High Court welcomes four new judges including a woman
Four new Delhi High Court judges, including a woman, were sworn in on Monday, taking the working strength of the court to 38. The Delhi HC has an approved strength of 60 but was facing a shortage of 26 judges before these four appointments were made. The four judges were appointed by the President after their names were approved by the government.
The new judges administered oath by Chief Justice Rajendra Menon
The four judges, Justices Jyoti Singh, Prateek Jalan, Anup Jairam Bhambhani and Sanjeev Narula were administered oath by Delhi High Court Chief Justice Rajendra Menon. They would now add to the strength of the high court which has been working with a little over half of its sanctioned number of judges. The new appointees of Delhi HC were practicing advocates.
About the newly appointed judges
As per the new roster, Justice Prateek Jalan will sit with Justice S Ravindra Bhat, Justice Anup Jairam Bhambhani with Justice Sanjiv Khanna, Justice Jyoti Singh with Justice G S Sistani and Justice Sanjeev Narula with Justice S Muralidhar.