Justices Hemant Gupta, R Subhash Reddy, M R Shah and Ajay Rastogi were on November 2, 2018 sworn-in as the Judges of the Supreme Court. Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi administered oath of office to the four judges. Earlier on November 1, 2018, President Ram Nath Kovind issued a notification appointing these four judges as the Supreme Court judges.
Prior to this elevation, Justice Gupta served as the Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court; Justice Rastogi as the Chief Justice of the Tripura High Court; Justice Shah as the incumbent Chief Justice of the Patna High Court; and Justice Reddy as the Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court.
Justice Hemant Gupta took oath as the Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court on March 18, 2017. He was elevated as the Judge of the Punjab and Haryana High Court — where he served the longest tenure on July 2, 2002. He was one of most senior judges of the high court. Justice Gupta served as Additional Advocate General of Punjab from 1997 to 1999.
Justice Mukeshkumar Rasikbhai Shah was appointed as the Chief Justice of Patna High Court on August 4, 2018. On March 7, 2004, he was appointed as the Judge of Gujarat High Court. Justice Shah enrolled as an advocate in July 1982. Justice Ramayyagari Subhash Reddy served as the Judge of the High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad for the State of Telangana and the State of Andhra Pradesh.