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HC vacancy toll to rise up to 472; Gowda vows to appoint 115 new judges

115 new high court judges could be soon appointed, as per plans expressed by union law minister DV Sadananda Gowda, reported the Express.

Gowda said that the 453 high court judge vacancies which are there in India at the moment, will increase to 472 by the end of June.

He added that he recently met and requested Chief Justice of India TS Thakur to fill up 115 of those posts, and also said that 87 new additional judges are also in his appointment plans.

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