2 SC judges object to appointments

Besides the CJI, four senior judges - Justices D Y Chandrachud, S K Kaul, S A Nazeer and K M Joseph - are part of the five-member collegium which recommends to the Centre the names of judges for elevation in the apex court.
Supreme Court of India
Supreme Court of India

NEW DELHI: Two members of the five-judges Collegium of the Supreme Court are learnt to have put forth their reservation to provide written consent to a proposal for the appointment of four judges in the Supreme Court, sources said on Wednesday.

Chief Justice of India (CJI) Uday Umesh Lalit-led five-member collegium has recently recommended elevation of Chief Justice of Bombay High Court, Justice Dipankar Datta, as a judge of the apex court and discussions on few other names for remaining four vacancies in the top court had purportedly taken place in the collegium’s deliberations. Besides the CJI, four senior judges - Justices D Y Chandrachud, S K Kaul, S A Nazeer and K M Joseph - are part of the five-member collegium which recommends to the Centre the names of judges for elevation in the apex court.

According to sources, the collegium could not meet on Sept 30, the last working day before the Dussehra vacation.

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