AllahabadL: Allahabad High Court Chief
Justice S R Alam on Monday administered the oath of office to
eight newly-appointed additional judges, raising the total
number of judges to 77 as against the sanctioned strength of
The judges are Justices Pradeep Kumar Singh, Ram Surat
Ram Maurya, B Amit Sthalekar, Pankaj Naqvi, Manoj Misra,
Ramesh Sinha, Sunita Agarwal and Devendra Kumar Upadhyaya.
Justice Upadhyaya was practising at the Lucknow bench,
while the remaining seven were carrying out their legal
practice at the High Court here.