New Delhi: Justice Hemant Gupta, Justice R. Subhash Reddy, Justice Mukesh Kumar Rasikbhai Shah and Justice Ajay Rastogi were on Friday sworn in as judges of the Supreme Court. They were administered the oath by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi.
Justice Hemant Gupta was seated in Court No. 1 on the bench headed by the Chief Justice and also having Justice K.M. Joseph.
Justice R. Subhash Reddy was seated on the bench in Court No. 2 headed by Justice Madan B. Lokur also having Justice A.M. Khanwilkar.
Justice Justice Mukesh Kumar Rasikbhai Shah was in Court No. 3 headed by Justice Kurian Joseph and Justice Ajay Rastogi was seated in Court No. 4 headed by Justice A.K. Sikri.
With this, the strength of the top court judges has gone up to 28 — only three short of the sanctioned strength of 31. Justice Gupta, Justice Reddy, Justice Shah and Justice Rastogi were the Chief Justices of Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Patna and Tripura high courts, respectively, before their elevation to the apex court.
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