New Delhi: Justice Indira Banerjee, Justice Vineet Saran and Justice KM Joseph were
sworn in on Tuesday as the three new judges of the Supreme Court. With the addition
of these 3 judges, the total number of judges were raised to 25.
Justice Banerjee was enrolled as an Advocate in July 1985 and practiced extensively on the Original and Appellate Sides of Calcutta High Court. She was appointed as a Permanent Judge of the High Court in February 2000 and was transferred to Delhi
High Court in August 2016. She was, thereafter, elevated as the Chief Justice of
Madras High Court, a post of which she took charge in April, 2017.
Justice Saran enrolled as an Advocate with the UP Bar Council in July 1980 and
practiced in the Allahabad High Court till February 2002, when he was elevated as a
Permanent Judge of the High Court. He was transferred to the Karnataka High Court
in February 2015 and was sworn in as the Chief Justice of Orissa High Court in
Justice Joseph enrolled as an Advocate in January 1982 and was appointed as a
Permanent Judge of the Kerala High Court in October 2004. He was then transferred
to the Uttarakhand High Court and assumed charge as the Chief Juctice in July 2014.