Additional judges appointed in Andhra Pradesh, Bombay HCs

NewsDrum Desk
24 Jan 2023

New Delhi, Jan 24 (PTI) An advocate and two judicial officers were on Tuesday elevated as additional judges to two high courts.

According to separate notifications issued by the Department of Justice in the law ministry, lawyer Neela Kedar Gokhale has been appointed as an additional judge of the Bombay High Court.

Her name was recommended by the Supreme Court Collegium on January 10. She had represented the 2008 Malegaon blasts case accused Lt Col Prasad Purohit.

Two judicial officers, Venkata Jyothirmai Pratapa and Venuthurumalli Gopala Krishna Rao, were appointed as additional judges of the Andhra Pradesh High Court.

Their names too were recommended by the Collegium on January 10.

Additional judges are usually appointed for a period of two years before being elevated as permanent judges. PTI NAB NAB ANB ANB

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