SC seeks Centre's reply on PIL for doubling number of judges

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New Delhi, May 12: The Supreme Court on Thursday sought response from the Centre on a PIL seeking a direction for doubling the number of judges as recommended by the Law Commission.

A bench comprising Chief Justice T S Thakur and Justice R Banumathi issued notice to the Ministry of Law and Justice and Ministry of Finance on the plea filed by BJP leader and lawyer Ashwani Kumar Upadhyay.

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The PIL has also sought a direction to implement the resolution of the advisory council of the National Mission for Justice Delivery and Legal Reforms.

PTI

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