collegium headed by
of India DY Chandrachud on Tuesday suggested to the Centre the names of Andhra Pradesh High Court Chief Justice Prashant Kumar Mishra and senior supporter KV Viswanathan as judges of the pinnacle court.
is accepted by the federal government, Viswanathan, upon the retirement of Justice JB Pardiwala on August 11, 2030, will end up being the Chief Justice of India and stay in the post till May 25, 2031.
The five-member collegium stated the Supreme Court has actually an approved strength of 34 judges and is presently operating with 32.
2 Supreme Court judges-Justices Dinesh Maheshwari and MR Shah- have actually retired in the last 2 days.
The collegium, likewise making up Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul, KM Joseph, Ajay Rastogi and Sanjiv Khanna, kept in mind in its resolution that 4 more jobs are going to emerge by the 2nd week of July and the working strength of judges will boil down to 28.
Justice KM Joseph is set to retire on June 16, 2023, Justice Ajay Rastogi on June 17, Justice V Ramasubramanian on June 29 and Justice Krishna Murari on July 8 this year.
Justice Mishra was selected as a judge of the High Court of Chhattisgarh on December 10, 2009. He was selected as the Chief Justice of the High Court of Andhra Pradesh on October 13, 2021.
“The Collegium all solves to advise that Justice Prashant Kumar Mishra be selected as a Judge of the Supreme Court of India,” the resolution stated.
The Collegium stated it had actually pondered on and talked about the names of primary justices and senior puisne judges of the high courts qualified for visit to the Supreme Court.
The word puisne has French origins, which indicates “later born” or more youthful.
While suggesting consultations to the Supreme Court the collegium has actually considered the following elements– the seniority of primary justices and senior puisne judges in their particular moms and dad high courts along with general seniority of the high court judges, the benefit, performance and stability of the judges under factor to consider.
The resolution stated the collegium likewise thought about the requirement to guarantee variety and addition in the Supreme Court by representation of high courts, which are not represented or are improperly represented and visit of individuals from marginalised and backwards sections of society.
The other elements thought about were gender variety and representation of minorities, the collegium stated.
“After thoroughly examining the benefit, stability and skills of qualified Chief Justices and senior puisne Judges of the High Courts and likewise accommodating a plurality of factors to consider, the Collegium discovers Justice Prashant Kumar Mishra, Chief Justice, Andhra Pradesh High Court to be more deserving and appropriate in all aspects for being selected as a Judge of the Supreme Court of India,” it stated.
The resolution stated there is no representation of the High Court of Chhattisgarh in today structure of the Supreme Court of India.
“Justice Prashant Kumar Mishra has actually worked as a judge of the High Court for over thirteen years and ranks at identification number 21 in the All-India Seniority List of judges of the High Courts,” it stated, including that throughout his period of almost 12 years as a judge of the Chhattisgarh High Court, Justice Mishra has actually obtained substantial experience in varied fields of law.
It stated Justice Mishra’s judgments cover vast array problems referring to law and justice.
“Besides according representation to the State of Chhattisgarh, the visit of Justice Prashant Kumar Mishra will supply a worth addition in regards to his gotten understanding and experience. Justice Mishra is a judge with stability,” it stated.
The resolution stated having actually thought about all pertinent elements, the collegium is of the view that Justice Mishra deserves visit as a judge of the Supreme Court.
It stated having regard to the truth that at present there is just one member from the Bar (Justice PS Narasimha) straight selected to the Supreme Court Bench, the collegium has actually likewise thought about the names of distinguished members of the Bar.
“In their thought about viewpoint, KV Viswanathan, Senior Advocate is incomparably appropriate for being designated as a Judge of the Supreme Court,” the resolution stated, including the visit of Viswanathan will improve the representation to the Bar in the structure of the Supreme Court.
“On the retirement of Justice Jamshed Burjor Pardiwala on August 11, 2030, Viswanathan would remain in line to presume workplace as the Chief Justice of India till his retirement on May 25, 2031. In view of the foregoing, the Collegium even more deals with to suggest that the visits of the above individuals be made in the following order of seniority: Justice Prashant Kumar Mishra, (ii) K V Viswanathan,” the resolution stated.