Andhra Pradesh to Soon Have a Separate High Court: SC

Andhra Pradesh will soon have a separate high court of its own with the Supreme Court giving its approval for the same on Monday, 5 November, the Indian Express reported.

According to the report, the new court, which will be the 25th high court in the country, is expected to start functioning from 1 January next year.

The court will function from a makeshift building on a temporary basis till the permanent structure is built in the Justice City complex in Andhra’s capital Amaravati, the report said.

“We expect such a notification to be issued by 1 January 2019, so that the two high courts start functioning separately and high court of Andhra Pradesh also starts functioning in the new building at the earliest,” a bench of Justices AK Sikri and Ashok Bhushan said.

(With inputs from the Indian Express)

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