SC Collegium recommends elevation of seven Judicial Officers as Judges, Patna HC

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The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended the elevation of seven Judicial Officers as Judges of the Patna High Court. The decision was taken at a meeting of the Collegium held on May 04, 2022.

They are ;

  1. Shailendra Singh
  2. Arun Kumar Jha
  3. Jitendra Kumar
  4. Alok Kumar Panday
  5. Sunil Dutta Mishra
  6. Chandra Prakash Singh
  7. Chandra Shekhar Jha

The Patna High Court is currently functioning with a little over 50 percent of its sanctioned strength of 53 judges. It has a working strength of 27 with 26 vacancies.