New Delhi, Sept. 16 -- : Seven judicial officers from Uttar Pradesh have approached the Supreme Court against non-recommendation of their names by the top court collegium for appointment as Judges of the Allahabad High Court.

A Bench of Chief Justice SA Bobde on Wednesday issued notice to the Secretary-General of the Supreme Court and the Ministry of Law and Justice and sought their response in four weeks.

The seven judges have challenged non-recommendation of their name by the Collegium on August 14, 2020 for appointment as High Court judges.

They sought direction upon the Collegium to reconsider their cases for elevation.

During the hearing, the Chief Justice said that he has never seen judges coming to the court asking to appoint the...