While the Grand College composed of CJI Gogoi and Judges Madan B. Lokur, Kurian Joseph, AK Sikri and SA Bobde recommended the appointment of Supreme Court judges and also proceeded to the transfer of 11 judges from one High Court to another, the College of Three – CJI Gogoi and Judges Lokur and Joseph – dealt with the High Court's recommendations regarding the appointment of HC judges among lawyers and judicial officers. Ramesh Ranganathan for Uttarakhand HC AS Bopanna for Gauhati HC, DK Gupta for Calcutta HC, Vijai Kumar Bist for Sikkim HC, Govind Mathur for Allahabad HC SK Seth for Madhya Pradesh HC, AP Sahi for Patna HC and Sanjay Karol for Tripura HC
In contrast, the CJI-led panel of judges Gogoi and Lokur held six meetings in August and September to recommend the names of 40 lawyers and court officers at the center for their appointment as judges. high court judges. proposals to transfer four HC judges from one HC to another
Between September 25 and October 31, HC Allahabad received the largest number of names of judges to be appointed judges of the HC by collegium SC . If the then CJI Mishra-led college had struck out 17 of the 33 lawyers recommended by the HC college to be appointed Allahabad HC judges, the CJI Gogoi-run college on Oct. 31 for 13 other judicial officers appointed as that HC judges. Overall, the Center has been tasked with appointing 30 judges to the HC, which has a vacancy of 76 judges against a sanctioned membership of 160.
Orissa HC, practically paralyzed for two months because of lawyers' protests against the murder of two lawyers by the police, had difficulty following the recommendations of the college's HC without undergoing scrutiny of Collegium SC. Of the 12 recommended names (eight lawyers and four magistrates) six months ago by the college of HC to be appointed judges, the college only authorized an officer of justice.
While the college led by CJI Gogoi mainly dealt with simple recommendations, CJI Misra College had difficulty directing the formulation of recommendations regarding the appointment of judges to the SCs, who made a round trip to the Minister of Law return
The most difficult meeting of the college was held on August 1, while it was the first of its earlier recommendations regarding the appointment of certain lawyers. A recommendation regarding the appointment of two Allahabad HC attorneys was approved by College College twice – on February 4, 2016 and April 4, 2016. But the Center referred them complaints of citations and raises with college . The evidence provided is credible, the references of the Supreme Court on behalf of the College of HC for reconsideration.