With these appointments, the strength of judges in the High Court now stands at 66, whereas the sanctioned strength is 75.
This is the second round of appointment in the High Court this year. In January, the High Court got five judges.
The six new judges, who took oath today, are Anil Menon, Chrandrakanth Bhadang, Vishwas Jadhav, Ananta Badar, Pukhraj Bora, besides Prabhudesai.
Among other new judges, Bora was a registrar in the Supreme Court between 2010 and 2012, Badar was the principal district judge in Pune, Bhadang was the registrar general of the Bombay high court and Jadhav a district judge.

Only Menon comes from the bar. He has been a lawyer practising at the high court in Mumbai, mostly handling intellectual property rights cases.


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