Civics

Who decides the number of Judges in a High Court?


ANSWER

Parliament


SOLUTION
The judges of Supreme Court are appointed by the President after consultation with the Chief Justice and such other judges of the supreme court and the high courts. The Parliament has authority to decide the number of Judges in the Supreme Court. Originally the Constitution provided for 7 judges and one Chief Justice, the Parliament has increased the strength of judges to 30 judges and one Chief Justice (2008) as it is currently.
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