How are the Judges of a High Court appointed?

The Chief Justice of the High Court is appointed by the President under his own hand and seal while appointing the Chief Justice, the President consults the Chief Justice of Supreme Court and the Governor of the State concerned. In case of the appointment of other judges, the President consults the Chief Justice of concerned High court and the Governor of the concerned state.


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The High Courts and Subordinate Courts

The Constitution of India has provided for a High Court for each state. However, there may be one High Court for two states or union territories. This depends on the area and the population of the state or a union territory. There are 21 High Courts in India. Delhi is the only union territory which has a High Court of its own. Read more

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Human rights refer to freedoms and rights which should be available to all human beings irrespective of their caste, class, gender and religion. These rights include the right to life, the right to freedom of speech and expression, the right to equality, the right to education etc. Read more

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