Law Ministry Clears 38 Names for Appointment in High Courts

By Asit Manohar

It looks that NJAC tussle between centre and the judiciary over appointment of judges has settled down. The government of India has cleared 38 names for various Indian state high courts. As per the information given by the Ministry of Law, the government of India has cleared 38 names out of which 19 have been cleared for the Allahabad High Court in Uttar Pradesh. Out of other 19 names cleared, 5 would be appointed in Patna High Court, Bihar and 4 judges would be appointed in Delhi High Court. Other 10 judges would go to other states.

“The Ministry of Law has cleared 38 names for appointment to various state high courts. Out of these 38 judges, 19 names have been cleared for recruitment in Allahabad high Court while 5 for the Patna High Court and 4 for Delhi High Court,” the Law ministry officer said on the condition of anonymity.