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Five Additional Judges of Calcutta HC and one Additional Judge of Allahabad HC Made Permanent

By Arundhuti Deshmukh      29 September, 2020 12:03 PM      0 Comments
Calcutta Allahabad High Court

The Central Government on Thursday (24th September 2020) notified the appointment of Five Additional Judges of the Calcutta High Court and One Additional Judge of Allahabad High Court, as Permanent Judges. 

[Calcutta High Court] Five Additional Judges made Permanent. They are:

  • Md. Nizamuddin
  • Tirthankar Ghosh 
  • Hiranmay Bhattacharyya
  • Saugata Bhattacharyya and
  • Manojit Mandal 

The Notification of the Central Government in this regard reads, 

"In exercise of the power conferred by clause (1) of Article 217 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint S/Shri Justices (1) Md. Nizamuddin (2) Tirthankar Ghosh (3) Hiranmay Bhattacharyya (4) Saugata Bhattacharyya and (5) Manojit Mandal, Additional Judges of the Calcutta High Court, to be Judges of the Calcutta High Court with effect from the date they assume charge of their respective offices."

The President of India had appointed all of them as Additional Judges of Calcutta High Court on 06 February 2018.

[Allahabad High Court] One Additional Judge made permanent. He is:- 

  • Virendra Kumar II

The Notification of the Central Government in this regard reads, 

"In exercise of the power conferred by clause (1) of Article 217 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint Shri Justice Virendra Kumar II, Additional Judge of the Allahabad High Court, to be a judge of the Allahabad High Court with effect from the date he assumes charge of his office. "

The Supreme Court Collegium had recommended to appoint them as permanent Judges vide Resolution dated August 24, 2020.



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