Six new Madras HC judges sworn in

Chief Justice Indira Banerjee administered the oath of office to Bhavani Subbaroyan, A D Jagdish Chandira, G R Swaminathan, Abdul Quddhose, M Dhandapani, and Daivasigamani Audikesavalu, all from the Bar

By: PTI | Chennai | Published:June 28, 2017 3:42 pm

Six new Madras High Court judges were today sworn in, taking the total strength of the court to 55 against the sanctioned 75.

Chief Justice Indira Banerjee administered the oath of office to Bhavani Subbaroyan, A D Jagdish Chandira, G R Swaminathan, Abdul Quddhose, M Dhandapani, and Daivasigamani Audikesavalu, all from the Bar.

Earlier, Registrar General Sakthivel read out the Warrant of Appointment of the judges.

Tamil Nadu Advocate General R Muthukumaraswamy, Madras High Court Advocates Association President G. Mohanakrishnan and Madras Bar Association President Vijay Narain, Women Lawyers Association chief V. Nalini and Law Association President Krishnakumar were among those present.

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    Sankaran Krishnan
    Jun 28, 2017 at 4:05 pm
    Even after this new sworn in Judges at the High Court of Madras, there are 20 vacant post of Judges out of the total strength of 75 as reported above. Till such time the entire vacant posts are filled in the chances of quicker disposal of cases will never happen and it is the Litigant public who are the sufferers !!!!
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