If some credible buzz are to be believed Ravindra Nath Kakkar, District & Sessions Judge, Etawah, may shortly be appointed as Judge, Aallahabad High Court. Sri Kakkar a native of Allahabad was appointed in Judicial Service in April 1981. He has been serving as District & Sessions Judge, Etawah since February 22, 2014. Prior to his stint in Etawah, he served as District & Sessions Judge, Chandauli (UP).
After the appointment of seven Additional Judges with Allahabad HC in the month of February this year it is the turn for over a dozen Judges to be added to the strength. At present 76 posts (17 permanent judges and 59 additional judges) are vacant as against the approved strength of 160 judges in Allahabad High Court.