Seven additional judges in four high courts elevated as permanent judges
NEW DELHI: Seven additional judges posted in four high courts were elevated as permanent judges on Tuesday. Justices Ananya
Justice Lapita Banerji of the Punjab and Haryana HC, Justice Shobha Annamma Eapen of the Kerala HC and Justice Pradeep Kumar Srivastava of the Jharkhand High Court were also elevated as permanent judges.
Justice Subhendu Samanta, an additional judge of the Calcutta HC, was given a “fresh term” of one year effective from May 18.
Law Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal announced the appointments in a post on X.
Additional judges are usually appointed for a period of two years before being made judges or what is commonly called “permanent” judges.