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15 judges sworn in to Madras HC, total strength rises to 54

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.

Representational image. News18

Representational image. News18

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.

Published Date: Oct 05, 2016 16:19 PM | Updated Date: Oct 05, 2016 16:19 PM

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