Centre Notifies Appointment Of 4 Advocates As Additional Judges Of Allahabad HC & Madras HC
The Ministry of Law and Justice has notified the appointment of four advocates as Additional Judges of Allahabad High Court and Madras High Court.
The names of the Advocates who have been appointed are as follows-
Allahabad High Court
• Advocate Prashant Kumar
• Advocate Manjive Shukla
• Advocate Arun Kumar Singh Deshwal
Madras High Court
• Advocate Venkatachari Lakhminarayanan
The Notification released by the Law Ministry read thus-
"In exercise of the power conferred by clause (1) of Article 224 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint S/Shri (i) Prashant Kumar (ii) Manjive Shukla, and (iii) Arun Kumar Singh Deshwal, Advocates as Additional Judges of the Allahabad High Court in that order of seniority for a period of two years with effect from the date they assume charge of their respective offices."
"In exercise of the power conferred by clause (1) of Article 224 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint Shri Venkatachari Lakshminarayanan, Advocate as an Additional Judge of the Madras High Court for a period of two years with effect from the date he assumes charge of his office."