SC Collegium recommends the appointment of 3 Addl. Judges of Allahabad HC to be Permanent

Proposal for appointment of Justices (1) Rahul Chaturvedi, (2) Irshad Ali, and (3) Neeraj Tiwari, Additional Judges of the Allahabad High Court, as Permanent Judges of that High Court.

With a view to assess merit and suitability of the above-named three Additional Judges for appointment as Permanent Judges, we have carefully scrutinized the material placed on record including certain complaints received against one of the above-named recommendees. On overall assessment based inter alia on the additional information received from the Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court, the observations made by the Department of Justice in the file and having regard to all relevant factors, the Collegium is of the view that Justices (1) Irshad Ali, and (2) Neeraj Tiwari, Additional Judges, are suitable for being appointed as Permanent Judges.

As regards Justice Rahul Chaturvedi, having taken into consideration all relevant factors, the Collegium is of the view that his present term as Additional Judge be extended for a further period of six months.

In view of the above, the Collegium resolves to recommend that:

(A) Justices (1) Irshad Ali, and (2) Neeraj Tiwari, Additional Judges be appointed as Permanent Judges of the Allahabad High Court against the existing vacancies; and

(B) Justice Rahul Chaturvedi, be appointed as an Additional Judge for a fresh term of six months w.e.f. 22nd September, 2019.


[Collegium Resolution dt. 05-09-2019]

Supreme Court of India

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