Patna High Court, which has a sanctioned strength of 53 judges, is now operating with 27 judges as of May 1, 2022.
The Central government has notified the appointment of seven judicial officers as judges of the Patna High Court.
The persons whose names have be cleared for appointment are:
- Shailendra Singh
- Arun Kumar Jha
- Jitendra Kumar
- Alok Kumar Pandey
- Sunil Dutta Mishra
- Chandra Prakash Singh
- Chandra Shekhar Jha
On Wednesday evening, the Union Law Ministry’s Department of Justice issued a notification to that effect.
The Supreme Court Collegium recommended the names of the seven judicial officials for elevation to the bench last month.