Hyderabad: Chada Vijaya Bhaskar Reddy was sworn in as the new Judge of Telangana High Court on 4 August.
The oath of office was administered by the High Court Chief Justice Ujjal Bhuyan.
Earlier, the High Court registrar general K. Sujana read the President's notification appointing Chada Vijaya Bhaskar Reddy as a judge.
The strength of Telangana High Court judges rose to 28 while the sanctioned strength is 42.
Recently, the Supreme Court Collegium headed by Chief Justice of India N.V Ramana cleared the names of six attorneys – E.V Venugopal, Nagesh Bheemapaka, Pulla Karthik, K. Sarath, J. Srinivas Rao and Namavarapu Rajeswara Rao – as the judges of the Telangana High Court and conveyed the same to the Centre.
Once the President approves the appointment of six more attorneys as judges, the number of judges in the High Court will increase to 34.
'Speedy disposal of cases need of the hour'
On Thursday Afternoon, the Telangana High Court Advocates Association felicitated Justice Chada Vijaya Bhaskar Reddy.
Speaking on the occasion, Justice Chada Vijaya Bhaskar Reddy stressed the need for speedy disposal of cases. He opined that advocacy is not considered a profession by society.
He further expressed concern that no individuals are coming forward to help the profession. Expeditious disposal of cases will certainly bring good reputation to the profession, Justice Vijaya Bhaskar Reddy said.
THCAA president Verose Raghunath, vice-president Pasham Krishna Reddy, secretaries Jalli Narendar and Malla Reddy, treasurer Naga Raju, former vice-president Mohd. Mumtaz Pasha, senior advocates, Bar Association members, and others attended.