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The illuminated main building of Allahabad High Court. The court, with 60 vacancies, tops the chart of high courts with the maximum number of vacant judges’ posts.(PTI File)

High courts functioning with 38% judges’ posts vacant, says Centre

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2019 07:30 AM IST
As of December 1, the 25 high courts in the country had 669 judges, as against a sanctioned strength of 1,079, with 410 posts lying vacant. Some of the high courts are functioning at less than 50% of their sanctioned strength.
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