Chennai: Fifteen judges of the Madras High Court were on Wednesday sworn in with the Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul administering the oath of office to them.
Newly-appointed Registrar General Sathish Kumar read out the warrant of appointments issued by the President of India.
Six of the judges are from the subordinate judiciary — S Bhaskaran, Bhasheer Ahmed, G Jaichandran, Ravindran, Velmurugan, CV Karthikeyan while nine from the Bar — V Parthiban, R Subramanian, M Govindaraj, M Sundar, R Sureshkumar, Ms Nishabanu, M S Ramesh, S M Subramanian, Anitha Sumanth.
With this, the total strength of judges has risen to 54 against the sanctioned strength of 75.
Advocate General R Muthukumaraswamy were among those who welcomed the newly-appointed judges.
First Published On : Oct 5, 2016 16:19 IST