Nine more judges have been appointed to the Calcutta High Court by the Central Government.
On Sunday, a notice to this effect was posted on the Department of Law & Justice website.
The nine advocates who have been cleared for appointment are:
- Biswaroop Chowdhury
- Partha Sarthi Sen
- Prasenjit Biswas
- Uday Kumar
- Ajay Kumar Gupta
- Supratim Bhattacharya
- Partha Sarthi Chatterjee
- Apurba Sinha Ray and
- Md Shabbar Rashidi
On July 25, 2022, the Supreme Court Collegium made recommendations on their names.
The Calcutta High Court currently has 46 judges, with 26 vacancies, out of its sanctioned number of 72 justices as of August 1, 2022.