CJI Ramana Agrees to Consider SCBA Proposal for Elevation of Supreme Court Lawyers As High Court

The Chief Justice of India, NV Ramana has agreed to bear in mind the request made with the aid of using the Supreme Court Bar Association to bear in mind raising Supreme Court as High Court judges. The improvement is available in mild of an offer made with the aid of using the Supreme Court Bar Association on this regard.

SCBA had entreated earlier than the CJI that inspite of getting good sized revel in and publicity in handling all types of problems referring to civil, criminal, constitutional, business law, etc., the legal professionals practising withinside the Supreme Court are not often taken into consideration for elevation with the aid of using the High Court Collegium as they do now no longer often exercise earlier than the High Court and even as being professionally extra meritorious than their colleagues on the High Court, unfastened the possibility for being taken into consideration as such.

“The undersigned is thrilled to tell you that the Hon’ble CJI has agreed to the request made with the aid of using SCBA and has asked the Chief Justices of the High Courts to bear in mind legal professionals practising withinside the Supreme Court for elevation to their High Courts,” a verbal exchange with the aid of using SCBA Executive Committee to its contributors stated.

Pursuant thereof, the Executive Committee of SCBA has constituted a “Search Committee” to facilitate the system of elevation with the aid of using figuring out deserving and meritorious Supreme Court practitioners. The High Court Collegium can also additionally then bear in mind such names along with the legal professionals from the High Court Bar for you to select the maximum deserving candidate among the ones to be had for elevation.

This committee incorporates of SCBA President Vikas Singh, SCBA Vice President and Senior Member, Mahalakshmi Pavani; and 4 eminent contributors of the Bar particularly Rakesh Dwivedi, Shekhar Naphade, Vijay Hansaria and V Giri. “Friends, I truly consider that each legal professional practising in India is a citizen of India and consequently ought to be pretty taken into consideration for elevation on the premise of benefit alone, regardless of wherein he/she practices. We are hopeful that on-the-spot motion in view of the big vacancies withinside the High Courts is taken,” SCBA President Vikas Singh stated at the occasion.

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