Hyderabad: The Law Ministry On Wednesday appointed Justice Raghvendra Singh Chauhan, the acting chief justice of the Telangana High Court, as its chief justice, a notification said.

Another judge from the Telangana High Court, Justice V Ramasubramanian, was appointed chief justice of the Himachal Pradesh High Court. Justice Dharamchand Chaudhary is the acting chief justice of the Himachal Pradesh HC.

The Telangana High Court, with an approved strength of 24, is functioning with 12 judges.

The Supreme Court Collegium comprising three senior most judges of the top court had on May 10 this year recommended names of four judges for appointment as chief justices in various high courts.

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