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Protest begins in Rajasthan to make Supreme Court lawyers as High Court judges

Amid the flurry of filling up the vacant posts of High Court judges, the Supreme Court Bar Association has claimed to have got the assent of Chief Justice of India NV Raman to the proposal of women lawyers and other members to become High Court judges. But now the voices of opposition have also started rising regarding this. Lawyers in Rajasthan have started brainstorming about the protest. Here the CJI’s office has accepted the matter of getting the proposal from the Supreme Court Bar Association, but has not confirmed Sir’s consent on the proposal.

Brainstorming has been started on this issue by the Rajasthan Bar Council. On the other hand, advocate Sunil Samdadiya, who has gone to the Supreme Court against the appointment of retired judicial officers to the post of High Court Judge, has also written a protest letter to the Chief Justice of the country NV Raman, citing the court’s decision regarding this issue.

27 out of 50 posts of judges are vacant in High Court

It is noteworthy that out of 50 posts of judges in Rajasthan High Court, 27 are vacant. The post of Judge is also vacant in other High Courts of the country. Meanwhile, the first Chief Justice of India NV Raman has written a letter to the High Court Chief Justices to send the names as per the SOP for the vacant posts. Now the disputed information given by Senior Advocate Vikas Singh, President of the Supreme Court Bar Association to the members of the Association has come to the fore. In this, it has been said on behalf of Vikas Singh that the Chief Justice has accepted the proposal of the association to become High Court judges, including women lawyers practicing in the Supreme Court.

On the other hand, Sanjay Sharma, a member of the Rajasthan Bar Council and former chairman of the council, has said that ‘there will be a demand to convene a meeting of the general body regarding this matter, because the lawyers of the Supreme Court do not advocate in the Rajasthan High Court, then the High Court Collegium here How will you find out their qualifications? If Supreme Court lawyers are made judges in the High Court, then the importance of the High Court Collegium will be lost.


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