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9 new Supreme Court judges take oath on a single day, a record; includes judge in-line to be first woman CJI in 2027

For the first time in the history of the country, nine new judges took oath as Supreme Court judges in a single day on Tuesday.

Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana administered the oath of office to the new judges, which included three women, also a first in India. With this, the sanctioned strength of the apex court has reached 33, with just one vacancy left.

The CJI administered oath to Justices Abhay Shreeniwas OkaVikram NathJitendra Kumar MaheshwariHima KohliB.V. NagarathnaC.T. RavikumarM.M. SundreshBela Trivedi and P.S. Narasimha.

CJI N.V. Ramana and Justice Indira Banerjee (second from right) with the three new women judges of SC sworn-in today. The new women judge are (starting from left) Justices Bela M. Trivedi, Hima Kohli and B.V. Nagarathna.
9 new Supreme Court judges

9 new Supreme Court judges
9 new Supreme Court judges

On August 26, President Ram Nath Kovind had approved the names sent by the Supreme Court Collegium for elevation to the apex court.

9 new Supreme Court judges
9 new Supreme Court judges
9 new Supreme Court judges
9 new Supreme Court judges
9 new Supreme Court judges
9 new Supreme Court judges
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