New Delhi, April 20: The Supreme Court Collegium on Monday recommended to the government elevation of five judicial officers as Judges of Karnataka High Court.

The officers are — Shivashankar Amarannavar, M Ganeshaiah Uma, Vedavyasachar Srishananda, Hanchate Sanjeev Kumar and Padmaraj Nemachandra Desai.

In a series of decisions, the Collegium, headed by Chief Justice of India S A Bobde, also approved the proposal for appointment of three Additional Judges of the Calcutta High Court — Justices Bibek Chaudhuri, Subhasis Dasgupta, and Suvra Ghosh — as Permanent Judges of the high court, The Mint reported.

The Collegium also put a stamp of approval on the proposal for elevation of the three advocates as Judges of the Andhra Pradesh High Court — Boppudi Krishna Mohan, K Suresh Reddy and K Lalitha Kumari.

Besides, it approved the proposal for elevation of advocate B Vijaysen Reddy as a Judge of the Telangana High Court.

Apart from CJI Bobde, Justices N V Ramana, Arun Mishra, R F Nariman and R Banumathi are part of the new 5-judge Collegium.

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