On September 7, 2021, the Supreme Court Collegium approved the proposal to appoint the following Additional Judges of the Karnataka High Court as Permanent Judges of that High Court:
1. Shri Justice Maralur Indrakumar Arun,
2. Shri Justice Engalaguppe Seetharamaiah Indiresh,
3. Shri Justice Ravi Venkappa Hosmani, and
4. Shri Justice Savanur Vishwajith Shetty
Concerning Additional Judges
Under clause (1) of Article 224 of the Constitution, the President may appoint additional judges. When the need arises, the State Government is to first seek the Central Government's approval for the creation of such additional posts.