Supreme Court to hear plea on judges’ appointment cases

The petition concerns the delay in judicial appointments.

Published: 20th March 2017 07:42 AM  |   Last Updated: 20th March 2017 07:42 AM   |  A+A-

File Photo of the Supreme Court premises.

By ANI

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court will on Monday hear the plea filed by one, Anil Kabotra seeking the court's intervention for a direction to appoint judges in various courts.

The petition concerns the delay in judicial appointments.

The apex court has time and again pulled up the Centre in this case.

As of now, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi has submitted that out of 77 files sent to the government, 34 were cleared and remaining have been sent back to the Supreme Court Collegium for re-consideration.

The top court subsequently informed Rohatgi that the 43 names that it had selected for elevation in the judicial hierarchy stands. 

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