4th time in 2 yrs, Centre rejects collegium name for judge in J&K?

The Centre has rejected the recommendation of the Supreme Court Collegium to appoint a judge to the Jammu and Kashmir High Court for the fourth time in two years. The Collegium had recommended the elevation of a lawyer to the post, but the Centre has not approved the recommendation citing the lack of adequate representation of Jammu in the High Court. The Supreme Court has expressed its dissatisfaction with the Centre's response and asked them to reconsider the recommendation. The Centre is yet to respond to the Supreme Court. This incident has caused a delay in the appointment of judges to the High Court, which is already short of judges.

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