Cuttack: Orissa High Court has got 3 new Judges as the President of India Ram Nath Kovind has given appointment to three senior Judges. This was informed by the Union Ministry of Law and Justice.
According to reports, the President has appointed V. Narasingh, Biraja Prasanna Satapathy and Murahari Sri Raman as the Judges of the Orissa High Court.
“In exercise of the power conferred by clause (1) of Article 217 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint V. Narasingh, Biraja Prasanna Satapathy and Murahari Sri Raman, to be Judges of the Orissa High Court, in the order of seniority, with effect from the date they assume charge of their respective offices,” said the Additional Secretary to the Government of India, in a press release.
Notably, the Supreme Court Collegium had recently recommended their names for the appointment as Judges of Orissa High Court.
With the appointment of the three Judges, the number of Judges of the High Court rose to 21.