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Delhi High Court: Four new judges sworn-in


New Delhi, Oct 22: Four new Delhi High Court judges, including a woman, were sworn in on Monday, taking the working strength of the court to 38.

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The four judges--Justices Jyoti Singh, Prateek Jalan, Anup Jairam Bhambhani and Sanjeev Narula--were administered oath by Delhi High Court Chief Justice Rajendra Menon.

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The Delhi High Court has an approved strength of 60, but was facing a shortage of 26 judges before these four appointments were made. The four judges were appointed by the president after their names were approved by the government.

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They would now add to the strength of the high court which has been working with a little over half of its sanctioned number of judges. As per the new roster, Justice Prateek Jalan will sit with Justice S Ravindra Bhat, Justice Anup Jairam Bhambhani with Justice Sanjiv Khanna, Justice Jyoti Singh with Justice G S Sistani and Justice Sanjeev Narula with Justice S Muralidhar. The new appointees were practicing advocates.


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