Five officers elevated as judges of Karnataka HC

Five judicial officers elevated as additional judges of Karnataka HC

Five judicial officers were on Thursday elevated as additional judges of the Karnataka High Court.

A notification was issued by the Law Ministry appointing Shivashankar Amarannavar, Smt M Ganeshaiah Uma, Vedavyasachar Srishananda, Hanchate Sanjeevkumar, and Padmaraj Nemachandra Desai as additional judges for a period of two years.

The Supreme Court Collegium had on April 20 recommended for the elevation of the five judicial officers as judges of the Karnataka High Court. With the latest appointment, the number of judges in HC would rise to 46 against the approved strength of 62 judges.